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Gastropoda Nacelloidea Nacellidae 

Cellana toreuma (Reeve, 1855)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Patella toreuma Reeve, 1855
   Patella amussitata Reeve, 1855
   Patella affinis Reeve, 1855
   Patella toreuma var tenuilirata Carpenter, 1855
   Helcioniscus nigrolineatus divergens Pilsbry, 1891


Japan to Ryuku Islands, Mariana Islands, Taiwan, Hongkong, China and Philippines (Powell, 1973)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificMariana Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChina
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaTaiwan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapanRyukyu Islands (Loo-Chu Islands, Nansi-Shoto)


depth: intertidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: rocks 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.31 General reference
 Hylleberg, J & Kilburn, R. N. 2003. p.18 General reference
 Powell, A.W.B. 1973. p.162-163 [ pl. 138 ]  Synonomy
 Tantanasiriwong, R. 1978. p.5 Biology and ecology


                    Nacellidae Thiele, 1929
                      Cellana Adams, 1869
                        Cellana toreuma (Reeve, 1855)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=35386) created by Jennifer Kolb on 2001-01-18. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-05-09.