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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Costellariidae 

Vexillum (Costellaria) polygonum (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Voluta polygona Gmelin, 1791
   Mitra aurata Röding, 1798
   Mitra angulosa Küster, 1839
   Mitra marmorea Adams, 1853
   Mitra dohrni Adams, 1864

Common Name

Chie-fude G3324 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G3324]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  
Heritori-mino-mushi G3324 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G3324]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


Tropical Indo-Pacific

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificTuvalu (Ellice Islands)Funafuti
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificFiji
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanAndaman and NicobarAndaman Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaFrench Polynesia (Polynesie Francaise)Society Islands (Iles de la Societe)Tahiti


depth: intertidal and subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: sand [ coarse sand ]


 Arnaud, J.P., Berthault, C., Jeanpierre, R., Martin, J. C. & Martin, P. 2002. p.10 General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1970. p.55 Contains synonymy
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.108 [ additional reference type = General ]  Distribution
 Hedley, C. 1899. p.467 Distribution
 Melvill, J.C. & Sykes, E.R. 1898. p.40 Distribution
 Salisbury, R. 2000. p.4 Distribution
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.339 Distribution
 Schepman, M.M. 1911. p.284 Distribution
 Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.216 Distribution
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.165 General reference


                          Vexillum Röding, 1798
                            Vexillum (Costellaria) Swainson, 1840
                              Vexillum (Costellaria) polygonum (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13478) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.