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Dolomena Pulchella

Stromboidea


Original Description of Strombus pulchellus by Reeve, 1851, pl. 19:

  • "Stromb. testa subquadrato-ovata, spira acuminato-turrita, anfractibus radiatim sulcatis, superne rotundatis, creberrime nodoso-plicatis, apicem versus conspicue varicosis, anfractu ultimo costa tumida pone labrum, columella collosa, labro alato, intus fortiter radiatim corrugato; albida, rufescente-spadiceo fasciata et lentiginosa, columellae parte superiori et aperturae fauce intense purpureis."
  • "The pretty Strombus. Shell somewhat squarely ovate, spire acuminately turreted, whorls radiately grooved, rounded at the upper part, very closely nodosely plaited, conspicuously varicose towards the apex, last whorl with a swollen rib behind the lip, columella callous, lip winged, strongly radiately wrinkled within; whitish, banded and freckled with reddish-fawn, upper part of the columella and interior of the aperture deep purple.

Locus typicus: Ticao Island (on the reefs), Masbate Province, Bicol Region, Philippines

Strombus pulchellus Reeve, 1851, Strombus, pl. 19, fig. 52


History and Synonymy

Dolomena pulchella (Reeve, 1851: fig. 52) (Strombus)

  • Syn.: Strombus (Gallinula) malekulensis Abrard, 1946: 59, pl. 4 figs 24-25 †
  • ? Syn.: Strombus (Gallinula) minimus Linnaeus var. minor Abrard, 1946: 60, pl. 4 fig. 26 †

Specimens from private collections

Dolomena pulchella (Reeve, 1851); between Anae Island and Facpi Point, Guam Island, Mariana Islands, Micronesia, USA, North Pacific Ocean; 7/1985; in sand trenches, 75-80 ft; 24,0 mm; Coll. Paul Merrill

Dolomena pulchella (Reeve, 1851); between Anae Island and Facpi Point, Guam Island, Mariana Islands, Micronesia, USA, North Pacific Ocean; 7/1985; in sand trenches, 75-80 ft; 20,1 mm; Coll. Paul Merrill

Dolomena pulchella (Reeve, 1851); between Anae Island and Facpi Point, Guam Island, Mariana Islands, Micronesia, USA, North Pacific Ocean; 7/1985; in sand trenches, 75-80 ft; 18,1 mm; Coll. Richard Salisbury

Dolomena pulchella (Reeve, 1851); Agat Bay, Guam Island, Mariana Islands, Micronesia, USA, North Pacific Ocean; 70-80 ft in silt on sand; 2/1985; 22 mm; Coll. Paul Merrill

Dolomena pulchella (Reeve, 1851); Philippines Islands; Coll. Guido Poppe

  • Andol Point, Olango Island, Cebu Province, Central Visayas Region; dived at 10-18 m; 2013; 37,2 mm; no. 807529
  • between Balicasag Island and Pamilacan Island, Bohol Province, Central Visayas Region; Tangle nets; 80-100 m; 2014; 30,8 mm, no. 849522
  • Cabulan Island, Bohol Province, Central Visayas Region; dived at 24 m; 11/2013; 29 mm; no. 825379

Dolomena pulchella (Reeve, 1851); Philippines Islands; Coll. Guido Poppe

  • dwarf; Santa Rosa, Tapon, Olango Island, Cebu Province, Central Visayas Region; 200 m; 12/2009; 21,5 mm; no. 171848
  • Aliguay Island, Zamboanga del Norte Province, Zamboanga Peninsula Regiond; trawled at 100-150 m; 2003; 33,3 mm; no. 172296
  • Aliguay Island, Zamboanga del Norte Province, Zamboanga Peninsula Region; offshore northeast of Mindanao; collected between 50-150 m; 2006; 27,6 mm; no. 358332

Dolomena pulchella (Reeve, 1851); Philippines Islands; Coll. Guido Poppe

  • Cabulan Island, Bohol Province, Central Visayas Region; dived at 23 m; 2011; 31,6 mm; no. 685148
  • subadult; Aliguay Island, Zamboanga del Norte Province, Zamboanga Peninsula Region; offshore of northeast of Mindanao; collected between 50-150 m; 2010; 22 mm; no. 570240
  • Panglao Island, Bohol Province, Central Visayas Region; 25 m; 2011; 38,6 mm; no. 656107

Dolomena pulchella (Reeve, 1851); Philippines Islands; Coll. Guido Poppe

  • Kota Kinabalu, Sabah State, northwest coast of Borneo island, Malaysia; 10-25 m; 2011; 23,1 mm; no. 645698
  • Balicasag Island, Bohol Province, Central Visayas Region; near 9°31'15.75" N. - 120°41'08.21" E; 60 m, Lumun-lumun net; 2003; 37 mm; no. 100061
  • fossil(?); Gewanon, Henatilan, Cebu province, Central Visayas Region, Philippines; 20 m above sea level in hard sand; 12/2006; 29 mm; no. 366205

Dolomena pulchella (Reeve, 1851); Olango Island, Cebu Province, Central Visayas Region, Philippines; t: 31 mm, m: 28 mm, b: 33 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Dolomena pulchella (Reeve, 1851); Balicasag Island, Bohol Province, Central Visayas Region, Philippines; t: 37 mm, m: 36 mm, b: 35 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Dolomena pulchella (Reeve, 1851); New Caledonia, Melanesia; Coll. Franck Leterrier

Dolomena pulchella (Reeve, 1851); Port Hedland, Western Australia, Australia; 1992; Coll. Gijs Kronenberg no. 5909

Dolomena pulchella (Reeve, 1851); Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa Province, Vietnam; t: 36 mm, b: 30 mm; 12/2003; Coll. Christian Börnke


Living specimens

Dolomena pulchella (Reeve, 1851); New Caledonia, Melanesia; in Aquarium; Coll. Franck Leterrier


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