OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Name Turbinidae 

Turbo (Marmarostoma) chrysostomus Linnaeus, 1758

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Turbo chrysostomus Linnaeus, 1758

Common Name

Yellow-mouthed Turban p.68, pl. 15, fig. 9      Allan, J. 1950.  
The Golden-Mouth Turban p.60 [as Lunella chrysostoma]      McMichael, D.F. 1960.  
Kinguchi-sazae G219 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G219]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


Indo-West Pacific; Rowley Shoals, WA to southern Queensland

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.40 


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
habitat: coral reef 


 Wilson, B. 1993. p.106, pl. 12, figs. 7a-b General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Turbinidae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Turbo Linnaeus, 1758
                          Turbo (Marmarostoma) Swainson, 1829
                            Turbo (Marmarostoma) chrysostomus Linnaeus, 1758


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=7141) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.