WoRMS taxon details

Cypraecassis rufa (Linnaeus, 1758)

217000  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217000)

accepted
Species
marine
(of Buccinum rufum 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
page(s): 1198 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description A conspicuous, solid, thick, heavy shell, up to 17 cm, with a narrow aperture. Dorsally reddish with 3 or 4 broad spiral...  
Description A conspicuous, solid, thick, heavy shell, up to 17 cm, with a narrow aperture. Dorsally reddish with 3 or 4 broad spiral bands bearing rounded nodules. Thick outer lip light orange with strong, lighter teeth, and columella orange with white ridges. An important predator of sea urchins. Habitat: shallow, sandy substrates close to coral reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Cypraecassis rufa (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217000 on 2020-10-28
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2011-12-12 16:39:41Z
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2012-07-12 23:24:03Z
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2017-01-14 19:02:28Z
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original description  (of Buccinum rufum 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
page(s): 1198 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Buccinum ventricosum 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. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5
page(s): 3476 [details]   

basis of record 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]   

additional source Steyn, D.G. & Lussi, M. (1998) Marine Shells of South Africa. An Illustrated Collector's Guide to Beached Shells. Ekogilde Publishers, Hartebeespoort, South Africa, ii + 264 pp.
page(s): 70 [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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): 59 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description A conspicuous, solid, thick, heavy shell, up to 17 cm, with a narrow aperture. Dorsally reddish with 3 or 4 broad spiral bands bearing rounded nodules. Thick outer lip light orange with strong, lighter teeth, and columella orange with white ridges. An important predator of sea urchins. Habitat: shallow, sandy substrates close to coral reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
LanguageName 
English red helmetbull's-mouth conchbullmouth helmetbull mouth helmet  [details]
German Rote PorzellanschneckeRote HelmschneckeFeuerofen  [details]
Japanese マンボウガイ  [details]