WoRMS taxon details

Cassis cornuta (Linnaeus, 1758)

208963  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208963)

accepted
Species
marine
(of Buccinum cornutum 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 [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description The largest of all helmet shells, ;up to 35 cm. A very solid, heavy, rotund shell with large, horn-like knobs and a wide,...  
Description The largest of all helmet shells, ;up to 35 cm. A very solid, heavy, rotund shell with large, horn-like knobs and a wide, flat base. Dorsally pale orange, base vivid orange, faintly marked with white and brown. Habitat: sand and coral rubble, often around reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Cassis cornuta (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208963 on 2021-01-17
Date
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2002-07-21 12:48:32Z
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2011-12-12 16:39:41Z
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2017-01-13 17:34:31Z
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original description  (of Buccinum cornutum 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 [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Cassis caputequinum Röding, 1798) Röding P.F. (1798). <i>Museum Boltenianum</i> sive Catalogus cimeliorum e tribus regnis naturæ quæ olim collegerat Joa. Fried Bolten, M. D. p. d. per XL. annos proto physicus Hamburgensis. Pars secunda continens Conchylia sive Testacea univalvia, bivalvia & multivalvia. Trapp, Hamburg. viii, 199 pp. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16230659 [details]   

original description  (of Cassis hamata Röding, 1798) Röding P.F. (1798). <i>Museum Boltenianum</i> sive Catalogus cimeliorum e tribus regnis naturæ quæ olim collegerat Joa. Fried Bolten, M. D. p. d. per XL. annos proto physicus Hamburgensis. Pars secunda continens Conchylia sive Testacea univalvia, bivalvia & multivalvia. Trapp, Hamburg. viii, 199 pp. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16230659 [details]   

basis of record Steyn, D.G & Lussi, M. (2005). Offshore Shells of Southern Africa: A pictorial guide to more than 750 Gastropods. Published by the authors. Pp. i–vi, 1–289.
page(s): 59 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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Description The largest of all helmet shells, ;up to 35 cm. A very solid, heavy, rotund shell with large, horn-like knobs and a wide, flat base. Dorsally pale orange, base vivid orange, faintly marked with white and brown. Habitat: sand and coral rubble, often around reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
LanguageName 
English horned helmet shellhorned helmetgiant helmet  [details]
German Große SturmhaubeGehörnte Helmschnecke  [details]
Japanese トウカムリ  [details]
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