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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuroploca trapezium (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 217071

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaenogastropoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeogastropoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBuccinoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFasciolariidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFasciolariinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuroploca (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuroploca trapezium (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuroploca P. Fischer, 1884
Synonymised
names
  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFasciolaria trapezium (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFasciolaria trapezium f. intermedia Kobelt, 1875
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFasciolaria trapezium f. paeteli Strebel, 1911
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex trapezium Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuroploca trapezium f. intermedia (Kobelt, 1875)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuroploca trapezium f. paeteli (Strebel, 1911)
Sources 
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]

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuroploca trapezium audouini (Jonas, 1846) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuroploca audouini (Jonas, 1846)
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuroploca trapezium f. intermedia (Kobelt, 1875) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuroploca trapezium (Linnaeus, 1758)
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuroploca trapezium f. paeteli (Strebel, 1911) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuroploca trapezium (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeanthessius renicolis Izawa, 1976 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217071
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-01-26 11:46:32Z  changed  Tran, Bastien
2011-07-21 18:17:50Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Pleuroploca trapezium. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217071 on 2014-12-20
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