WoRMS taxon details

Trochus nigropunctatus Reeve, 1861

216348  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216348)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Description Description: as T. virgatus, but paler brown with darker bands and spots. Distribution: occurs in the southern part of the...  
Description Description: as T. virgatus, but paler brown with darker bands and spots. Distribution: occurs in the southern part of the Western Indian Ocean. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Trochus nigropunctatus Reeve, 1861. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216348 on 2020-02-18
Date
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1998-05-22 10:11:26Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2009-12-07 10:04:53Z
changed
2012-07-10 01:41:48Z
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basis of record Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Branch, G. M. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. <em>David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg.</em> , available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=W_2QB8ftLgcC [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): 24 [details]   

identification resource Kilburn R.N. (1970). Taxonomic notes on South African marine Mollusca, I. <em>Annals of the Cape Provincial Museums.</em> 8(4): 39-48., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/52280437 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Description: as T. virgatus, but paler brown with darker bands and spots. Distribution: occurs in the southern part of the Western Indian Ocean. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English black-spotted topshell  [details]