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Canarium Rugosum

Stromboidea


Original Description of Strombus rugosus by Sowerby, 1825:

  • "S. testa oblonga, longitudinaliter plicata, transverse striata, apice acuminata, anfractibus superne nodulosis; ultimo anfractu altera tuberculorum minimorum serie instructo; apertura oblonga, labio externo intus striato, columellari valido, superne infraque transversim striato; sutura crenulata: long. 1 ?/10 lat ?/10 unc."

Locus typicus: "East Indies" (Sowerby, 1825)

Stratum typicum: recent


History and Synonymy

Canarium rugosum (Sowerby1st, 1825, appendix: 20) (Strombus)

  • Syn.: Strombus jugosus Wood, 1828: 13, pl. 4 fig. 4 [err. pro rugosus?]
  • Syn.: Strombus dentatus var. rugosus Sowerby. Hedley, 1899: 428

1828

Original Description of Strombus jugosus by Wood, 1828, p. 13:

  • "jugosus ridged - [might be British Museum] Indian Ocean"

Strombus jugosus Wood, 1828, pl. 4, fig. 4

Description of Strombus rugosus by Wood, 1828, p. 13:

  • "rugosus rugged Br.M.[British Museum] u.[unknown habitat]"

Strombus rugosus in Wood, 1828, pl. 4, fig. 10

  • Comment: this is not a Strombid!

1842

Strombus rugosus Sowerby, 1842, pl. VII, fig. 58, 60

1850

Strombus rugosus in Reeve, 1850, Strombus, pl. 9, fig. 16


Specimens from private collections

Canarium rugosum (Sowerby, 1825); Pangaimoto Island, Vava'u islands group, Tonga; on silty sand and gran, dived at 2 m; t: 29,0 mm, b: 23,0 mm; Coll. Frank Nolf no. 09288

Canarium rugosum (Sowerby, 1825); Ovalau Island, Vava'u islands group, Tonga; in silty sand under rock at low Tide; 22 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Canarium rugosum (Sowerby, 1825); Tonga; 29 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Canarium rugosum (Sowerby, 1825); Tonga; t: 28 mm, b: 30 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke


References:

  • G. B. Sowerby, 1825: A catalogue of the shells contained in the collection of the late Earl of Tankerville, arranged according to the lamarckian conchological system, together with an appendix, containing descriptions of many new species, London

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