WoRMS taxon details

Planaxis sulcatus (Born, 1778)

216719  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216719)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Description Habitat: rocky shores
Shell with moderately short spire, up to 3 cm. Colour purplish-brown with a white pattern. Aperture...  
Description Habitat: rocky shores
Shell with moderately short spire, up to 3 cm. Colour purplish-brown with a white pattern. Aperture brown, edged with white dashes. Habitat: upper eulittoral rocks. Distribution: Indo-Pacifi (Richmond, 1997); tropical Indo-Pacific, also in Australia in Kalk (1958). [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Planaxis sulcatus (Born, 1778). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216719 on 2018-04-23
Date
action
by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2000-09-14 06:49:43Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2010-09-30 11:37:55Z
changed

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original description  (ofPlanaxis brevis Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) Quoy J.R.C. & Gaimard J.P. (1832-1835). Voyage de découvertes de l'"Astrolabe" exécuté par ordre du Roi, pendant les années 1826-1829, sous le commandement de M. J. Dumont d'Urville. Zoologie. Paris: Tastu. 1: I-L 1-264; 2(1): 1-321 [1832]; 2(2): 321-686 [1833]; 3(1): 1-366 [1834]; 3(2): 367-954 [1835]; Atlas (Mollusques): pls 1-93 [1833]. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/2132
page(s): 488, pl. 33 figs 30-32 [details]   

basis of record Tan S.K. & Low M.E.Y. (2014) Singapore Mollusca: 5. The subfamily Planaxinae (Gastropoda: Caenogastropoda: Cerithioidea: Planaxidae). Nature in Singapore 7: 15-23. [details]   

additional source Hasegawa K. (2017). Family Planaxidae. Pp. 794-795, in: T. Okutani (ed.), Marine Mollusks in Japan, ed. 2. 2 vols. Tokai University Press. 1375 pp.  [details]   

additional source 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 Branch, G.M. et al. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg., available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=W_2QB8ftLgcC [details]   

additional source Steyn, D.G. & Lussi, M. (1998) Marine Shells of South Africa. An Illustrated Collector’s Guide to Beached Shells. Ekogilde Publishers, Hartebeespoort, South Africa, ii + 264 pp.
page(s): 36 [details]   

additional source Rosenberg, G. 1992. Encyclopedia of Seashells. Dorset: New York. 224 pp.
page(s): 50 [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Britton, J. C. (1990). The intertidal crevice fauna of Tolo Channel and Harbour, New Territories, Hong Kong. In: Morton B, editor. Proceedings of the Second International Marine Biological Workshop: The Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China . The Marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern china II, Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. 2: 803-835. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Habitat: rocky shores
Shell with moderately short spire, up to 3 cm. Colour purplish-brown with a white pattern. Aperture brown, edged with white dashes. Habitat: upper eulittoral rocks. Distribution: Indo-Pacifi (Richmond, 1997); tropical Indo-Pacific, also in Australia in Kalk (1958). [details]

Spelling Spelled P. sulcata in Kalk (1958). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English tropical periwinkle  [details]
Japanese ゴマフニナ  [details]