WoRMS taxon details

Latirus polygonus (Gmelin, 1791)

211131  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:211131)

accepted
Species
Murex polygonus Gmelin, 1791 · unaccepted (original combination)
marine
(of Murex polygonus Gmelin, 1791) Gmelin, J. F. (1791). Vermes. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(6). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 3021-3910. <em>Systema Naturae. Linneaeus (ed.). Ed. 13.</em> 1: pars. 6., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5 [details]   
Description High spired shell, up to 7 cm, with angular nodules on spiral ridges; lip with fine teeth and ridges. Colour cream to pale...  
Description High spired shell, up to 7 cm, with angular nodules on spiral ridges; lip with fine teeth and ridges. Colour cream to pale with darker markings, or dark brown. Interior white. Habitat: eulittoral and deeper rocky areas. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Latirus polygonus (Gmelin, 1791). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=211131 on 2022-12-01
Date
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
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2002-01-03 17:34:20Z
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2013-04-05 08:45:05Z
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original description  (of Murex polygonus Gmelin, 1791) Gmelin, J. F. (1791). Vermes. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(6). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 3021-3910. <em>Systema Naturae. Linneaeus (ed.). Ed. 13.</em> 1: pars. 6., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5 [details]   

context source (HKRMS) City University of Hong Kong. (2013). Provision of Services for Species Identification and Data Analysis ofEpibenthic Organisms from Hong Kong Water. Final report. Environmental Protection Department. Department of Biology and Chemistry, City University [details]   

basis of record Drivas, J. & Jay, M. (1988). Coquillages de La Réunion et de l'Île Maurice. Collection les beautés de la nature. Delachaux et Niestlé: Neuchâtel. ISBN 2-603-00654-1. pp. 1-160. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Dautzenberg P. (1929). Contribution à l'étude de la faune de Madagascar: Mollusca marina testacea. <i>Faune des colonies françaises</i>, 3(4): 321-636, pls 4-7. Société d'Editions géographiques, maritimes et coloniales, Paris. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source 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): 145. [details]   

additional source Maeda, T. (1992). Studies on the Structure of Osphradium in Three Subfamilies of Fasciolariidae with Reference to their Morphology and Ecology. <em>VENUS (The Japanese Journals of Malacology).</em> 51(1 & 2): 89 − 93. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Description High spired shell, up to 7 cm, with angular nodules on spiral ridges; lip with fine teeth and ridges. Colour cream to pale with darker markings, or dark brown. Interior white. Habitat: eulittoral and deeper rocky areas. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Publication date Described in 1790 according to Dautzenberg, 1929. [details]
LanguageName 
Japanese リュウキュウツノマタガイ  [details]