Turbo chrysostomus   Linnaeus,  1758 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:
Family:Turbinidae

Image copyrights: Guido and Philippe Poppe

Description

Synonym (s)
Turbo chrysostoma (Linnaeus, 1758)
(Ambiguous synonym)
Turbo (Marmarostoma) chrysostomus Linnaeus, 1758
Marmarostoma chrysostoma (Linnaeus, 1758)
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Shell used in shellcraft)

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Sundaram, KS; Sarvesan, R; Mohamed, KH and Shanbhogue, SL (1969) Catalogue of molluscs, prawns, stomatopods and marine algae in the reference collections of the central marine fisheries research institute Bulletin Of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute CMFRI, Cochin 9 1-52 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/570/1/Bulletin_9.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

Page last updated on:2011-03-10

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