WoRMS taxon details

Umbonium vestiarium (Linnaeus, 1758)

216355  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216355)

accepted
Species
marine
(of Trochus vestiarius Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Solid, rounded shells, up to 2 cm wide, similar to Oxystele (above) but more flattened and with a glossy, highly variable...  
Description Solid, rounded shells, up to 2 cm wide, similar to Oxystele (above) but more flattened and with a glossy, highly variable and colourfully patterned exterior. Habitat: eulittoral sand. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. [details]
MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Umbonium vestiarium (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216355 on 2019-11-13
Date
action
by
1997-03-07 14:48:02Z
created
1998-05-28 12:21:56Z
changed
Mokobi, Wilkister
2012-07-06 14:00:45Z
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original description  (of Trochus vestiarius Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) Hickman, C. S. (1985). Comparative morphology and ecology of free-living suspension-feeding gastropods from Hong Kong. <em>In: Morton B, & Dudgeon D, editors. Proceedings of the Second International workshop on the malacofauna of Hong Kong. The malacofauna of Hong Kong and southern China II. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong.</em> 1: 217-234. [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 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 Bosch D.T., Dance S.P., Moolenbeek R.G. & Oliver P.G. (1995) <i>Seashells of eastern Arabia.</i> Dubai: Motivate Publishing. 296 pp.  [details]   

identification resource Kilburn, R.N. (1977) Taxonomic studies on the marine Mollusca of southern Africa and Mozambique. Part 1. Annals of the Natal Museum, 23, 173–214. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Solid, rounded shells, up to 2 cm wide, similar to Oxystele (above) but more flattened and with a glossy, highly variable and colourfully patterned exterior. Habitat: eulittoral sand. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English common button topsnailcommon button topbutton tops  [details]
German Knopfschnecke  [details]