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  Phalium glaucum Linnaeus, 1758
  Family Name : Cassidae

  Taxonomic Group : Invertebrates (Mollusc)

  Common Names : Grey Bonnet

 
Grey Bonnet
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Sandy-mud bottoms near coral reefs. Crawls about sandy bottom in search of sand dollars.
      Habitats :
      Coral Reef, Marine
      Distribution :
      Indo-Pacific.
  • Conservation
    • Trends & Threats :
      Habitat degradation; collection for marine curio trade.
      Scientific Interest & Potential Value :
      Shell trade.
      Conservation Notes :
      Not seen since the early 1970s. Its status needs investigation to determine if there is any remaining population.
  • Status
    • Singapore Red Data Book 2008 status :
      Endangered (EN)
  • References
    • Davison, G.W.H., Ng, P.K.L. & Ho, H.C (Eds.). 2008. The Singapore Red Data Book (2nd Edition). Singapore: Nature Society (Singapore). 285pp 

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