WoRMS taxon details

Coralliophila violacea (Kiener, 1836)

208125  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208125)

accepted
Species
Coralliophila neritoidea (Gmelin, 1791) · unaccepted (Invalid: basionym is a junior...)  
Invalid: basionym is a junior homonym of Murex neritoideus Linnaeus, 1767
Fusus neritoideus (Gmelin, 1791) · unaccepted (Name generally attributed to...)  
Name generally attributed to Lamarck, 1816, but in fact a new combination of Murex neritoideus of Gmelin
Murex neritoideus Chemnitz, 1788 · unaccepted (Unavailable name: published in...)  
Unavailable name: published in non-binominal work
Murex neritoideus Gmelin, 1791 · unaccepted > junior homonym (invalid: junior homonym of Murex...)  
invalid: junior homonym of Murex neritoideus Linnaeus, 1767
Purpura violacea Kiener, 1836 · unaccepted (original combination)
marine
Not documented
Description Small, bulbous shell, up to 4 cm, generally covered with a calcareous deposit. Body whorl with numerous fine, spiral...  
Description Small, bulbous shell, up to 4 cm, generally covered with a calcareous deposit. Body whorl with numerous fine, spiral lines. Operculum present. Exterior dirty white, aperture usually violet. Habitat: colonial on coral. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. N.B. at least six similar species of varying shell length. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2023). MolluscaBase. Coralliophila violacea (Kiener, 1836). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208125 on 2023-02-01
Date
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
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2002-02-03 19:18:24Z
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2010-12-04 07:34:51Z
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original description  (of Murex neritoideus Chemnitz, 1788) Chemnitz, J. H. (1780-1795). <i>Neues systematisches Conchylien Cabinet</i>. Gabriel Nicolaus Raspe, Nürnberg. Vol. 4 [1780]: [xxvii] + 344 pp. + 1 (errata), pl. 122-159; vol. 5 [1781]: [xxiv] + 324 p., pl. 160-193; vol. 6 [1782]: [xii] + 375 pp., pl. 1–36; vol. 7 [1784], [xii] + 356 pp., pl.. 37–69; vol. 8 [1785], xvi + 372 pp., pl. 70–102; vol. 9(1) [1786], xii + 151 pp., pl. 103–116; vol. 9(2) [1786], [xxvi] + 194 pp., pl. 117–136; vol. 10 [1788], [xx] + 376 pp., pl. 137–173; vol. 11 [1795], [xx] + 310 pp., pl. 174–213 [Work placed on the Official Index by ICZN Direction 1 (1954)] [volumes 1-3 are by F.H.W. Martini]. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/43760 [details]   

original description  (of Murex neritoideus 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. <em>Systema Naturae. Linneaeus (ed.). Ed. 13.</em> 1: pars. 6., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5
page(s): 3559 [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Tsang, E.P.K., Milicich, M., Winstanley, T. & Ng, W.C. (2004) Study on the suitability of Tai Long Wan Area as Marine Park or Marine Reserve. Final report. Submitted to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government. [details]   

basis of record Oliverio, M. (2008). Coralliophilinae (Neogastropoda: Muricidae) from the southwest Pacific. <em>in: Héros, V. et al. (Ed.) Tropical Deep-Sea Benthos 25. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (1993).</em> 196: 481-585. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 486 [details]   

additional source 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., available online at https://journals.co.za/content/annals/23/1/AJA03040798_574 [details]   

status source 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., available online at https://journals.co.za/content/annals/23/1/AJA03040798_574 [details]   

identification resource Severns, M. (2011). Shells of the Hawaiian Islands - The Sea Shells. <em>Conchbooks, Hackenheim.</em> 564 pp. [details]   

identification resource Kilburn R.N., Marais J.P. & Marais A.P. (2010) Coralliophilinae. Pp. 272-292, in: Marais A.P. & Seccombe A.D. (eds), <i>Identification guide to the seashells of South Africa.</i> Volume 1. Groenkloof: Centre for Molluscan Studies. 376 pp. [details]   
 
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Description Small, bulbous shell, up to 4 cm, generally covered with a calcareous deposit. Body whorl with numerous fine, spiral lines. Operculum present. Exterior dirty white, aperture usually violet. Habitat: colonial on coral. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. N.B. at least six similar species of varying shell length. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
LanguageName 
English violet coralsnailviolet coral shellpurple coral snail  [details]
German Violetter Korallengast  [details]
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