Clithon faba (Sowerby, 1836)

Zvonareva, Sofya & Kantor, Yuri, 2016, Cheсklist of gastropod molluscs in mangroves of Khanh Hoa province, Vietnam, Zootaxa 4162 (3), pp. 401-437: 404-405

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

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scientific name

Clithon faba (Sowerby, 1836)
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Clithon faba (Sowerby, 1836)  

Figs 3 View FIGURE 3. A – B O –R

Neritina faba Sowerby   II, 1836: part 90, fig. 10.

Clithon faba: Okutani 2000: 107   –108, pl. 54, fig. 35; Thach 2005: 38, pl. 8, fig. 15; Tan & Clements 2008: 491, figs 3-35, 3-36; Lozouet & Plaziat 2008: 96 –97, pl. 12, figs 7–8; Fukumori & Kano 2014, 217; Zvonareva et al. 2015: 8, fig. 3(7). Neritina   sp.: Zvonareva et al. 2015: 8.

Material examined. Dam Bay, mangrove plantation, Nha Phu, about 70 specimens. Abundance. Common.  

Measurements. Up to 19 mm ( Tan & Clements 2008).

Ecological notes. Development with free swimming veliger ( Fukumori & Kano 2014).

A brackish estuarine species. Occurs on sandy banks of mangrove streams, sand, stones, and concrete surfaces of drainage canals near sea in intertidal zone ( Tan & Clements 2008).

In studied sites it was found on sand banks of mangrove streams and in the canals in upper and mid-intertidal zones in mangrove plantation and in natural mangroves, co-occurs with Clithon oualaniense   .

Relation to mangroves. Eurybiotic.

Distribution in Vietnam. Central coast ( Hylleberg 2000; Thach 2005).

General distribution. From Japan to Singapore ( Okutani 2000; Tan & Clements 2008).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Gastropoda

Order

Cycloneritimorpha

Family

Neritidae

Genus

Clithon

Loc

Clithon faba (Sowerby, 1836)

Zvonareva, Sofya & Kantor, Yuri 2016
2016
Loc

Clithon faba:

Zvonareva 2015: 8
Zvonareva 2015: 8
Tan 2008: 491
Lozouet 2008: 96
Thach 2005: 38
Okutani 2000: 107
2000