From Gastropoda Stromboidea

Species: Sinustrombus Taurus

Stromboidea


Original Description of Strombus taurus by Reeve, 1857, p. 207:

Locus typicus: "Hab. Amirante Islands, a group of the Seychelles." (Reeve, 1857, p. 207)

Dimensions: "Long. 3 1/2 poll., lat. 2 5/8 poll."

Strombus taurus Reeve, 1857, pl. XXXVII, fig. 3

Comment by Reeve, 1857, p. 207:


History and Synonymy

Sinustrombus taurus (Reeve, 1857: 207, pl. 37 fig. 3) (Strombus)

Vernacular Names

2007

Bandel, 2007, p. 155:


Reports

Jeanette & Scott Johnson about Sinustrombus taurus from Kwajalein Atoll:

All Photos of Kwajalein Atoll-specimens courtesy Scott & Jeanette Johnson, Kwajalein Atoll


Doug Brennan about Sinustrombus taurus from Guam:


Specimens from private collections

Sinustrombus taurus (Reeve, 1857); Orote’ Cliffs near Barracuda Rock, Guam Island, Mariana Islands, Micronesia, USA, North Pacific Ocean; 95 ft in silt and rubble; 2/1984; 96 mm; Coll. Paul Merrill

Tricornis taurus (Reeve, 1857); Hospital Point near Tumon Bay, Guam Island, Mariana Islands, Micronesia, USA, North Pacific Ocean; among silty sandy grass at 45-55 ft.; 1995; Coll. Gijs Kronenberg no. 6101

Strombus (Tricornis) taurus (Reeve, 1857); Rongelap Atoll, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, North Pacific Ocean; inside lagoon on sand at 5-8 ft.; 3/1985; Coll. Gijs Kronenberg no. 5549

Sinustrombus taurus (Reeve, 1857); Saipan, Mariana Islands, USA; 95,2mm; collected on sandy rubble at 20m; Coll. Doug Brennan

Sinustrombus taurus (Reeve, 1857); R-Buoy Pinacle, Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, North Pacific Ocean; at night 30-50 m; t: 108 mm, b: 98 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Sinustrombus taurus (Reeve, 1857); Roco Island, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, North Pacific Ocean; 93.5mm; Coll. Chong Chen

Sinustrombus taurus (Reeve, 1857); Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands; on sandy bottom; 25 – 35 m; 100 mm; Coll. Francesco Giovanoli

Sinustrombus taurus (Reeve, 1857); Guam Island, Mariana Islands, Micronesia, USA, North Pacific Ocean; 20m depth, by diver, 127 mm; Coll. Maria Demertzis


References


Films

Film on Sinustrombus taurus


Strombidae, Sinustrombus, Guam, recent
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