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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFossarus ambiguus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 139998

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaenogastropoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor[unassigned] Caenogastropoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerithioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanaxidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFossarinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFossarus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFossarus Philippi, 1841
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFossarus adansoni Philippi, 1841
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFossarus aptus Melvill, 1912
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFossarus lanoei Baudon, 1857 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHelix ambigua Linnaeus, 1758
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaravignia sicula Aradas & Maggiore, 1844
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNatica fossar Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1884 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStomatia kutschigi Brusina, 1865
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbo lucullanus Scacchi, 1833 (synonym)
Sources  basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Angola
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAngola [details]
Cape Verde
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCape Verde [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMacaronesian Islands [details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorEurope [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorWest Africa [details]
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAruba [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBonaire [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuraçao [details]
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [details]
Italy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth West Coast of Apulia [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCayman Islands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (62 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:139998
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2006-03-16 07:42:42Z  checked  Wambiji, Nina
2008-05-17 14:57:54Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Fossarus ambiguus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=139998 on 2014-08-31
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