Cassidula nucleus ( Gmelin, 1791 )

Zvonareva, Sofya & Kantor, Yuri, 2016, Cheсklist of gastropod molluscs in mangroves of Khanh Hoa province, Vietnam, Zootaxa 4162 (3), pp. 401-437: 429-430

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4162.3.1

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scientific name

Cassidula nucleus ( Gmelin, 1791 )
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Cassidula nucleus ( Gmelin, 1791)  

Figs 8 View FIGURE 8. A – B S –T

Helix nucleus Gmelin, 1791: 3651   .

Cassidula nucleus: Okutani 2000: 818   –820, pl. 407, fig. 8; Thach 2005: 233, pl. 72, fig. 8; Raven & Vermuelen 2007: 43, 50, pl. 4, figs 35–36, Lozouet & Plaziat 2008: 148 –149, pl. 38, figs 15–16; Poppe 2010: 448, pl. 915, figs 9–11; Zvonareva et al. 2015: 9, fig 3(8).

Material examined. Nha Phu Bay, about 40 specimens.  

Abundance. Common.

Measurements. Up to 22 mm ( Raven & Vermuelen 2007).

Ecological notes. On tree trunks and seedlings attached above tide level in mangrove swamp. Also can live in salt marsh or on muddy tidal flats ( Lozouet & Plaziat 2008).

In studied sites it was found on tree trunks and seedlings of mangrove trees as well as on sediment surface between mangrove roots.

Relation to mangroves. Predominantly mangrove-associated.

Distribution in Vietnam. Northern-east coast, central coast, southern delta ( Thach 2005).

General distribution. From Ryukyu (Japan) to tropical IWP ( Lozouet & Plaziat 2008).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Gastropoda

Family

Ellobiidae

Genus

Cassidula

Loc

Cassidula nucleus ( Gmelin, 1791 )

Zvonareva, Sofya & Kantor, Yuri 2016
2016
Loc

Cassidula nucleus:

Zvonareva 2015: 9
Poppe 2010: 448
Lozouet 2008: 148
Raven 2007: 43
Thach 2005: 233
Okutani 2000: 818
2000
Loc

Helix nucleus

Gmelin 1791: 3651
1791