WoRMS taxon details

Turbo marmoratus Linnaeus, 1758

216369  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216369)

accepted
Species
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Distinctive shell, up to 18 cm, bearing blunt tubercles, especially strong on shoulders. Colour greyish-green. Large,...  
Description Distinctive shell, up to 18 cm, bearing blunt tubercles, especially strong on shoulders. Colour greyish-green. Large, circular, golden, pearly aperture. Habitat: in crevices on the reef crest and outer slope. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Taxonomy Some authors place the name in the subgenus Turbo (Lunatica)  
Taxonomy Some authors place the name in the subgenus Turbo (Lunatica) [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Turbo marmoratus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216369 on 2018-12-17
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2009-08-29 16:17:48Z
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2010-10-18 07:22:14Z
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2015-12-19 21:49:26Z
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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. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (ofTurbo olearius Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 Alf A. & Kreipl K. (2003). A Conchological Iconography: The Family Turbinidae, Subfamily Turbininae, Genus Turbo. Conchbooks, Hackenheim Germany. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Distinctive shell, up to 18 cm, bearing blunt tubercles, especially strong on shoulders. Colour greyish-green. Large, circular, golden, pearly aperture. Habitat: in crevices on the reef crest and outer slope. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Taxonomy Some authors place the name in the subgenus Turbo (Lunatica) [details]
 

LanguageName 
English green turbangreen snailgreat green turbangiant green turban  [details]
German Grüner TurbanGrüne Turbanschnecke  [details]
Japanese ヤコウガイ  [details]