WoRMS taxon details

Pleuroploca trapezium (Linnaeus, 1758)

217071  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217071)

accepted
Species
marine
(ofMurex trapezium 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 Unmistakable large, elongated, solid and heavy shell, up to 20 cm. Shoulders of body and upper whorls with thick, blunt...  
Description Unmistakable large, elongated, solid and heavy shell, up to 20 cm. Shoulders of body and upper whorls with thick, blunt nodules. Surface often with fine brown, spiral lines. Colour golden brown, aperture pale. Habitat: seagrass beds. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. Regional names: Kis. Kome, Kome fundwa; MCr. Conocono. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Pleuroploca trapezium (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217071 on 2018-06-24
Date
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2010-01-26 11:46:32Z
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2011-07-21 18:17:50Z
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original description  (ofMurex trapezium 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]   

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 Snyder M.A., Vermeij G.J. & Lyons W.G. (2012) The genera and biogeography of Fasciolariinae (Gastropoda, Neogastropoda, Fasciolariidae). Basteria 76(1-3): 31-70. [3 Aug. 2012] [details]   

identification resource Marais J.P. & R.N. Kilburn (2010) Fasciolariidae. Pp. 106-137, in: Marais A.P. & Seccombe A.D. (eds), Identification guide to the seashells of South Africa. Volume 1. Groenkloof: Centre for Molluscan Studies. 376 pp. [details]   

basis of record  (ofFasciolaria trapezium (Linnaeus, 1758)) Dautzenberg, Ph. (1929). Contribution à l'étude de la faune de Madagascar: Mollusca marina testacea. Faune des colonies françaises, III(fasc. 4). Société d'Editions géographiques, maritimes et coloniales: Paris. 321-636, plates IV-VII pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofMurex trapezium Linnaeus, 1758) Dautzenberg, Ph. (1929). Contribution à l'étude de la faune de Madagascar: Mollusca marina testacea. Faune des colonies françaises, III(fasc. 4). Société d'Editions géographiques, maritimes et coloniales: Paris. 321-636, plates IV-VII pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Unmistakable large, elongated, solid and heavy shell, up to 20 cm. Shoulders of body and upper whorls with thick, blunt nodules. Surface often with fine brown, spiral lines. Colour golden brown, aperture pale. Habitat: seagrass beds. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. Regional names: Kis. Kome, Kome fundwa; MCr. Conocono. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

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Japanese ヒメイトマキボライトマキボラ  [details]