WoRMS name details

Bursa lampas

216973  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216973)

 unaccepted
Species
marine
Description Large, heavy shell, up to 35 cm, with a raised apex; two rows of prominent nodules per whorl and obvious varices. Lip...  
Description Large, heavy shell, up to 35 cm, with a raised apex; two rows of prominent nodules per whorl and obvious varices. Lip extended with scalloped edge. Exterior pale to dark brown, aperture white with darker markings and lip with brown teeth. Habitat: sand rocky areas in deep and shallow water. Distribution: W Indian Ocean, Red Sea to W Pacific Ocean. A complex, variable species with numerous subspecies. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Bursa lampas. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216973 on 2018-05-22
Date
action
by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2011-08-12 18:14:47Z
changed

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basis of record Spry, J.F. (1961). The sea shells of Dar es Salaam: Gastropods. Tanganyika Notes and Records 56 [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Large, heavy shell, up to 35 cm, with a raised apex; two rows of prominent nodules per whorl and obvious varices. Lip extended with scalloped edge. Exterior pale to dark brown, aperture white with darker markings and lip with brown teeth. Habitat: sand rocky areas in deep and shallow water. Distribution: W Indian Ocean, Red Sea to W Pacific Ocean. A complex, variable species with numerous subspecies. (Richmond, 1997). [details]