WoRMS taxon details

Pleuroploca trapezium (Linnaeus, 1758)

217071  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217071)

accepted
Species
marine
(of Murex trapezium 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): 755 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Type locality contained in Ambon  
type locality contained in Ambon [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Description Unmistakable large, elongated, solid and heavy shell, up to 20 cm. Shoulders of body and upper whorls with thick, blunt...  
Description Unmistakable large, elongated, solid and heavy shell, up to 20 cm. Shoulders of body and upper whorls with thick, blunt nodules. Surface often with fine brown, spiral lines. Colour golden brown, aperture pale. Habitat: seagrass beds. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. Regional names: Kis. Kome, Kome fundwa; MCr. Conocono. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Pleuroploca trapezium (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217071 on 2021-09-19
Date
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2010-01-26 11:46:32Z
changed
2011-07-21 18:17:50Z
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original description  (of Murex trapezium 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): 755 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 Snyder M.A., Vermeij G.J. & Lyons W.G. (2012) The genera and biogeography of Fasciolariinae (Gastropoda, Neogastropoda, Fasciolariidae). <i>Basteria</i> 76(1-3): 31-70. [3 Aug. 2012] [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): 148. [details]   

identification resource Marais J.P. & R.N. Kilburn (2010) Fasciolariidae. Pp. 106-137, in: Marais A.P. & Seccombe A.D. (eds), Identification guide to the seashells of South Africa. Volume 1. Groenkloof: Centre for Molluscan Studies. 376 pp. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Unmistakable large, elongated, solid and heavy shell, up to 20 cm. Shoulders of body and upper whorls with thick, blunt nodules. Surface often with fine brown, spiral lines. Colour golden brown, aperture pale. Habitat: seagrass beds. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. Regional names: Kis. Kome, Kome fundwa; MCr. Conocono. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
LanguageName 
English trapezium horse conchtrapeze horseconch  [details]
German Trapez-BandschneckeFuchskopf-Bandschnecke  [details]
Japanese ヒメイトマキボライトマキボラ  [details]