WoRMS taxon details

Turbo marmoratus Linnaeus, 1758

216369  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216369)

accepted
Species
marine
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): 763 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Distinctive shell, up to 18 cm, bearing blunt tubercles, especially strong on shoulders. Colour greyish-green. Large,...  
Description Distinctive shell, up to 18 cm, bearing blunt tubercles, especially strong on shoulders. Colour greyish-green. Large, circular, golden, pearly aperture. Habitat: in crevices on the reef crest and outer slope. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Taxonomy Some authors place the name in the subgenus Turbo (Lunatica)  
Taxonomy Some authors place the name in the subgenus Turbo (Lunatica) [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Turbo marmoratus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216369 on 2021-09-25
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2009-08-29 16:17:48Z
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2010-10-18 07:22:14Z
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2015-12-19 21:49:26Z
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original description 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): 763 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Turbo undulata 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 Turbo cochlus 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 [details]   

original description  (of Turbo olearius 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): 763 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 Jarrett, A.G. (2000) Marine Shells of the Seychelles. Carole Green Publishing, Cambridge, xiv + 149 pp. NIZT 682
page(s): 7. [details]   

additional source Alf A. & Kreipl K. (2003). A Conchological Iconography: The Family Turbinidae, Subfamily Turbininae, Genus Turbo. Conchbooks, Hackenheim Germany. [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 Fowler, O. (2016). Seashells of the Kenya coast. ConchBooks: Harxheim. Pp. 1–170.
page(s): 16. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Distinctive shell, up to 18 cm, bearing blunt tubercles, especially strong on shoulders. Colour greyish-green. Large, circular, golden, pearly aperture. Habitat: in crevices on the reef crest and outer slope. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Taxonomy Some authors place the name in the subgenus Turbo (Lunatica) [details]
LanguageName 
English green turbangreen snailgreat green turbangiant green turban  [details]
German Grüner TurbanGrüne Turbanschnecke  [details]
Japanese ヤコウガイ  [details]