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Heliacus variegatus   (Gmelin, 1791)

variegated sundial shell

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.
Heliacus variegatus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS

Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Heterostropha | Architectonicidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

Size / Weight / Age

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

Environment

Benthic; depth range 14 - 33 m (Ref. 107840)

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific. Tropical to subtropical.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Length based on occurrence data; to be replaced with better reference. Dead shells found on the beaches (Ref. 88739). Found in soft sediment (Ref. 75764). In general, members of the family Architectonicidae are carnivores (Ref. 67623). Members of the order Heterostropha are mostly simultaneous hermaphrodites (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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