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Ziziphinus polychromus   Adams, 1853

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Archaeogastropoda | Calliostomatidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Pacific: Philippines and Indonesia.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 2.0 cm SHH male/unsexed; (Ref. 821)

Short description Morphology

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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

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