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Strombus (Canarium) erythrinus erythrinus Dillwyn, 1817

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Strombus erythrinus Chermnitz, 1795
   Strombus erythrinus Dillwyn, 1817
   Strombus elegans Sowerby, 1842
   Strombus radians Duclos, 1844
   Strombus ruppelli Reeve, 1850
   Strombidea erythrinus Dill., Jousseaume, 1888
   Canarium dentatum L., var. erythynum Chemnitz, B. Newton, 1900
   Rostellaria rubicunda Perry, Matthews and Iredale, 1912
   Strombus (Canarium) plicatus Lamarck, Oostingh, 1925
   Strombus rugosus Sow., Risbec, 1932
   Strombus (Canarium) haemastoma Sowerby, Abrard, 1946


For the species as a whole: Red Sea and East Africa to south Japan and to Hawaii and Ellice Islands. The Subspecies rugosus Sowerby repalces the typical race on the Fiji and Ellice ISlands (Abbott1960A)

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-Arabia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaMalaysiaSabah
     Raven, H 2002.  
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaMalaysiaSarawak
     Raven, H 2002.  


depth: continental shelf [ ]
depth: subtidal [ ]
eCode: sandy mud bottom 
eCode: subtidal 


 Abbott, R.T. 1960. p.79 General reference
 Abbott, R.T. 1960. p.80 Synonomy
 Kreipl, K. & Poppe, G.T. 1999. p.34 [numerous illustrations]  General reference
 Raven, H 2002. p.7 Distribution
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.155 General reference


                          Strombus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Strombus (Canarium) Schumacher, 1817
                              Strombus (Canarium) erythrinus Dillwyn, 1817
                                Strombus (Canarium) erythrinus erythrinus Dillwyn, 1817


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=7918) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2003-11-09.