Rhinoclavis vertagus ( Linnaeus, 1758 )

Zvonareva, Sofya & Kantor, Yuri, 2016, Cheсklist of gastropod molluscs in mangroves of Khanh Hoa province, Vietnam, Zootaxa 4162 (3), pp. 401-437: 411-412

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

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Rhinoclavis vertagus ( Linnaeus, 1758 )
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Rhinoclavis vertagus ( Linnaeus, 1758)  

Figs 4 View FIGURE 4. A – B K –L

Murex vertagus Linnaeus 1767: 1225   , no. 571.

Rhinoclavis vertagus: Houbrick 1978: 286   –289, pl. 1, figs 1–5; pls 9–12 (full synonymy); Okutani 2000: 120 –121, pl. 60, fig. 36; Poppe 2008a: 296 –297, pl. 93, fig. 12; Thach 2005: 46, pl. 9, fig.16; Zvonareva et al. 2015: 8.

Material examined. Dam Bay, mangrove plantation, 2 specimens.  

Abundance. Rare.

Measurements. Up to 72 mm ( Thach 2005).

Ecological notes. Reproduction with planktonic stage of unknown duration ( Houbrick 1978).

Lives in muddy or sandy intertidal and upper subtidal habitats. Buries and moves under the sediment surface. Gut is usually filled with sand grains and detrital particles ( Houbrick 1978).

In studied sites two specimens of this species were found on the mud surface of lowest part of intertidal zone.

Relation to mangroves. Eurybiotic.

Distribution in Vietnam. Central coast, southern delta ( Thach 2005). General distribution. From south-east Asia to northern Australia, east to New Hebrides and north to the Ryukyu Is. ( Houbrick 1978).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Gastropoda

Family

Cerithiidae

Genus

Rhinoclavis

Loc

Rhinoclavis vertagus ( Linnaeus, 1758 )

Zvonareva, Sofya & Kantor, Yuri 2016
2016
Loc

Rhinoclavis vertagus:

Zvonareva 2015: 8
Poppe 2008: 296
Thach 2005: 46
Okutani 2000: 120
Houbrick 1978: 286
1978
Loc

Murex vertagus

Linnaeus 1767: 1225
1767