WoRMS taxon details

Umbonium vestiarium (Linnaeus, 1758)

216355  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216355)

accepted
Species
marine
(ofTrochus vestiarius Linnaeus, 1758) 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 Solid, rounded shells, up to 2 cm wide, similar to Oxystele (above) but more flattened and with a glossy, highly variable...  
Description Solid, rounded shells, up to 2 cm wide, similar to Oxystele (above) but more flattened and with a glossy, highly variable and colourfully patterned exterior. Habitat: eulittoral sand. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Umbonium vestiarium (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216355 on 2018-05-24
Date
action
by
1997-03-07 14:48:02Z
created
1998-05-28 12:21:56Z
changed
Mokobi, Wilkister
2012-07-06 14:00:45Z
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original description  (ofTrochus vestiarius Linnaeus, 1758) 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 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 Bosch D.T., Dance S.P., Moolenbeek R.G. & Oliver P.G. (1995) Seashells of eastern Arabia. Dubai: Motivate Publishing. 296 pp.  [details]   

identification resource Kilburn, R.N. (1977) Taxonomic studies on the marine Mollusca of southern Africa and Mozambique. Part 1. Annals of the Natal Museum, 23, 173–214. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofTrochus vestiarius Linnaeus, 1758) Kilburn, R.N. (1977) Taxonomic studies on the marine Mollusca of southern Africa and Mozambique. Part 1. Annals of the Natal Museum, 23, 173–214. [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hickman, C. S. (1985). Comparative morphology and ecology of free-living suspension-feeding gastropods from Hong Kong. In: Morton B, & Dudgeon D, editors. Proceedings of the Second International workshop on the malacofauna of Hong Kong. The malacofauna of Hong Kong and southern China II. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. 1: 217-234. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Solid, rounded shells, up to 2 cm wide, similar to Oxystele (above) but more flattened and with a glossy, highly variable and colourfully patterned exterior. Habitat: eulittoral sand. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. [details]
 

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