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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Costellariidae 

Vexillum (Costellaria) adamsianum Cernohorsky, 1978

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Vexillum adamsianum Cernohorsky, 1978


Hawaiian Islands, Tahiti (Hitiaa)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaHawaiian Islands (Sandwich Islands)
  OBIS RegionsEastern PacificChileEaster Island (Isla de Pascua)
     Raines, B. K 2002. p.26 


depth: continental shelf       Raines, B. K 2002.  
depth: subtidal [ 40 - 125 fathoms (Hawaiian Islands); 10 - 12m (Hitiaa, Tahiti) ]
habitat: in Pinna beds 
salinity: marine       Raines, B. K 2002.  
substrate: rubble [ sand and coral-rubble ]


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.64 [ Original description; additional reference types = Type information, Type locality, Type illustration (holotype: Fig. 6, paratypes: Figs. 7-9), Contains synonymy ]  Distribution
 Raines, B. K 2002. p.26 General reference


                          Vexillum Röding, 1798
                            Vexillum (Costellaria) Swainson, 1840
                              Vexillum (Costellaria) adamsianum Cernohorsky, 1978


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=45023) created by Jason D. Weintraub on 2001-04-23. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-02-03.