WoRMS name details

Trochus virgatus Gmelin, 1791

216346  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216346)

 unaccepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Description Similar to T. maculatus, but height greater than width, up to 7 cm, spiral ribs more flattened near base and aperture...  
Description Similar to T. maculatus, but height greater than width, up to 7 cm, spiral ribs more flattened near base and aperture lacking pronounced nodules. Habitat: rocky eulittoral and shallow reef areas. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Trochus virgatus Gmelin, 1791. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216346 on 2018-06-23
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
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2002-07-21 12:48:32Z
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2009-12-07 10:04:53Z
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2011-05-23 09:19:16Z
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2013-09-15 12:35:07Z
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basis of record Dautzenberg, Ph. (1929). Contribution à l'étude de la faune de Madagascar: Mollusca marina testacea. Faune des colonies françaises, III(fasc. 4). Société d'Editions géographiques, maritimes et coloniales: Paris. 321-636, plates IV-VII pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Kilburn, R. N. 1972. Taxonomic notes on South African marine Mollusca (2), with the description of new species and subspecies of Conus, Nassarius, Vexillum and Demoulia. Annals of the Natal Museum 21(2):391-437, 15 figs. [details]   

status source Herbert D.G. (1993). Revision of the Trochinae, tribe Trochini (Gastropoda: Trochidae) of southern Africa. Annals of the Natal Museum. 34(2): 239-308., available online at http://content.ajarchive.org/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/03040798&CISOPTR=279&REC=17 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Similar to T. maculatus, but height greater than width, up to 7 cm, spiral ribs more flattened near base and aperture lacking pronounced nodules. Habitat: rocky eulittoral and shallow reef areas. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Remark Subgenus Cardinalia Dautzenberg, 1923 [details]