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Turbo perspeciosus (Iredale 1929)

Scaley Turban




Kirsten Lenske (2011)






 

 

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Physical Description

Size


Appearance


Identification


Ecology

Local Distribution and Habitats


Biogeographical Distribution


Micro-habitats and Associations


Crypsis


Life History

Diet


Reproductive Biology


Larval Growth and Development


Evolution & Systematics

Fossil History


Evolutionary Past


Phylogenetics


Morphology and Physiology

External Morphology and Function


Muscular Foot Tenacity


Internal Anatomy


Molecular Biology & Genetics

Molecular Biology


Conservation

Trends


Threats


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Names & Taxonomy

Taxonomy


Related Names


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Trends

Currently, the only obvious trends seen in the species Turbo perseciosus that may threaten its future survival, and therefore requires conservation efforts, is the observed restriction of its global distribution over time. Turbinds (Turban Snails) fall under the subgenus Marmarostoma, which is now restricted in distribution to the Indo-West Pacific ocean (IWP) despite once occurring in oceans worldwide. This may be a result of tectonic plate movements, however it may also be due to anthropogenic disruption causing global climate change.

Classification

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Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Mollusca
Class
Gastropoda
Order
Trochida
Superfamily
Trochoidea
Family
Turbinidae