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Ziziphinus polychromus   Adams, 1853

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Archaeogastropoda | Calliostomatidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Springsteen, F.J. and F.M. Leobrera. 1986. (Ref. 821)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 2.0 cm SHH male/unsexed; (Ref. 821)

Environment

Benthic

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Pacific: Philippines and Indonesia.

Short description

Shell is small with triangular outline similar to Cantharidus picturatus, but slightly broader, with somewhat convex whorls. Sculptured with fine spiral groves but without the presutural ridge of Cantharidus picturatus. The base has more widely spaced grooves and fine axial scratches in the interspaces. Aperture is ovate, nacreous silver-blue within and umbilical tooth is much reduced.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Members of the order Archaeogastropoda are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)