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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Umbonium vestiarium (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Trochus vestiarium Linnaeus, 1758
   Umbonium vestiarium (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Globulus australis Philippi, 1848

Common Name

Common Button Top p.20      Abbott, R.T. 1991.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.18 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.23 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesSulu ArchipelagoSulu Sea
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.34 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesPalawan
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.34 


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
feeding mode: deposit feeding 
feeding mode: suspension feeding 
habit: burrowing, infaunal 
habitat: beach [ sandy or muddy sandy beaches {TANTANA1978A}. ]
larvae/young: veliger planktonic 
spawn/eggs: spawning, aggregate 
substrate: sand bottom 


 Adams, A. 1860. p.288 Biology and ecology
 Berry, A.J. 1986. p.211 Biology and ecology
 Berry, A.J. 1987. p.711 Biology and ecology
 Fretter, V. 1975. p.541 Biology and ecology
 Moolenbeek, R.G. 1995. p.36, sp. 50 General reference
 Rajagopal, A.S. & Mookherjee, H.P. 1978. p.30 Distribution
 Shirley, J. 1911. p.96 [ as Ethalia vestiarium, record from Murray Island, Queensland ]  General reference
 Shuto, T. 1969. p.53 [ synonymy, remarks and distribution ]  General reference
 Tantanasiriwong, R. 1978. p.5  Biology and ecology
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.95, pl. 11, figs. 14a-f [ distribution and ecology ]  General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Umboniinae Adams & Adams, 1854
                        Umboniini Adams & Adams, 1854
                          Umbonium Link, 1807
                            Umbonium vestiarium (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6954) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-07-28.