WoRMS taxon details

Trochus maculatus Linnaeus, 1758

216349  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216349)

accepted
Species
marine
recent + fossil
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Description A solid, conical shell, up to 7cm, with almost flat sides, height and width approximately equal. Inner edge of aperture...  
Description A solid, conical shell, up to 7cm, with almost flat sides, height and width approximately equal. Inner edge of aperture with 4-5 blunt nodules. Purple, white and deep pink radial bands; yellowish operculum. Habitat: among coral and rock in the lower eulittoral and sublittoral. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Trochus maculatus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216349 on 2018-04-26
Date
action
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2001-12-06 17:00:29Z
changed
2015-01-16 10:00:55Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Drivas, J.; Jay, M. (1987). Coquillages de La Réunion et de l'Île Maurice. Collection Les Beautés de la Nature. Delachaux et Niestlé: Neuchâtel. ISBN 2-603-00654-1. 159 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Marshall, B. A. (1981). Fossil collections from Raoul Island. Appendix 1. Pp 90-91 in Lloyd, E. F. & Nathan, S. Geology and tephrochronology of Raoul Island, Kermadec Group, New Zealand. New Zealand Geological Survey Bulletin 95.  [details]   

basis of record  (ofTectus maculatus (Linnaeus, 1758)) Knudsen, J. (1992) Preliminary list of common marine prosobranch gastropods (Mollusca) from Hoi Ha Wan. In Morton, B. (Ed.) The Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China III. Proceedings of the Fourth International Marine Biological Workshop: [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofTrochus verrucosus Gmelin, 1791) Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description A solid, conical shell, up to 7cm, with almost flat sides, height and width approximately equal. Inner edge of aperture with 4-5 blunt nodules. Purple, white and deep pink radial bands; yellowish operculum. Habitat: among coral and rock in the lower eulittoral and sublittoral. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Remark Subgenus Infundibulum Dautzenberg, 1923 [details]
 

LanguageName 
English maculated top shell  [details]
Japanese ニシキウズ  [details]