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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCytharomorula grayi (Dall, 1889)

140391  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140391)

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Species
marine
Dall W.H. 1889. Reports on the results of dredging, under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico (1877-78) and in the Caribbean Sea (1879-80), by the U.S. Coast Survey Steamer "Blake", Lieut.-Commander C.D. Sigsbee, U.S.N., and Commander J.R. Bartlett, U.S.N., commanding. XXIX. Report on the Mollusca. Part 2, Gastropoda and Scaphopoda. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College, 18: 1-492, pls. 10-40., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/25505
page(s): p. 183, pl. 32 fig. 12a [details]   

(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassaria (Nassarina) grayi Dall, 1889) Dall W.H. 1889. Reports on the results of dredging, under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico (1877-78) and in the Caribbean Sea (1879-80), by the U.S. Coast Survey Steamer "Blake", Lieut.-Commander C.D. Sigsbee, U.S.N., and Commander J.R. Bartlett, U.S.N., commanding. XXIX. Report on the Mollusca. Part 2, Gastropoda and Scaphopoda. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College, 18: 1-492, pls. 10-40., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/25505
page(s): 183; pl. 32 fig. 12a [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Barbados  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Barbados [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic, from the Caribbean to...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic, from the Caribbean to Brazil; St Helena island, Eastern Atlantic in Madeira and Canary Islands but never reported along the mainland. Josephine, Seine and Ampère seamounts, moderately common in 165-310 m
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Gofas, S. (2004). Cytharomorula grayi (Dall, 1889). In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140391 on 2017-12-13

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original description Dall W.H. 1889. Reports on the results of dredging, under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico (1877-78) and in the Caribbean Sea (1879-80), by the U.S. Coast Survey Steamer "Blake", Lieut.-Commander C.D. Sigsbee, U.S.N., and Commander J.R. Bartlett, U.S.N., commanding. XXIX. Report on the Mollusca. Part 2, Gastropoda and Scaphopoda. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College, 18: 1-492, pls. 10-40., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/25505
page(s): p. 183, pl. 32 fig. 12a [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCantharus (Tritonidea) laevis E. A. Smith, 1890) Smith E.A. (1890). Report on the marine molluscan fauna of the island of St. Helena. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1890: 247-317, pl. 21-24., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31014404
page(s): 261; pl. 21 fig. 11 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrophon lowei Watson, 1897) Watson R.B. (1897). On the marine Mollusca of Madeira; with descriptions of thirty-five new species, and an index-list of all the known sea-dwelling species of that island. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 26: 233-329, pl. 19, 20, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31882661
page(s): 244-245; pl. 19 fig. 12 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassaria (Nassarina) grayi Dall, 1889) Dall W.H. 1889. Reports on the results of dredging, under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico (1877-78) and in the Caribbean Sea (1879-80), by the U.S. Coast Survey Steamer "Blake", Lieut.-Commander C.D. Sigsbee, U.S.N., and Commander J.R. Bartlett, U.S.N., commanding. XXIX. Report on the Mollusca. Part 2, Gastropoda and Scaphopoda. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College, 18: 1-492, pls. 10-40., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/25505
page(s): 183; pl. 32 fig. 12a [details]   

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Patrimoines Naturels. 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Houart R. (1995["1994"]) The Ergalataxinae (Gastropoda, Muricidae) from the New Caledonia region with some comments on the subfamily and the description of thirteen new species from the Indo-West Pacific. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, ser. 4, 16(A, 2-4): 245-297. [July 1995].  [details]   

identification resource Houart R., Kilburn R.N. & Marais A.P. (2010) Muricidae. Pp. 176-270, in: Marais A.P. & Seccombe A.D. (eds), Identification guide to the seashells of South Africa. Volume 1. Groenkloof: Centre for Molluscan Studies. 376 pp. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrophon lowei Watson, 1897) Houart R. (1995["1994"]) The Ergalataxinae (Gastropoda, Muricidae) from the New Caledonia region with some comments on the subfamily and the description of thirteen new species from the Indo-West Pacific. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, ser. 4, 16(A, 2-4): 245-297. [July 1995].  [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassaria (Nassarina) grayi Dall, 1889) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCantharus (Tritonidea) laevis E. A. Smith, 1890) Houart R. (1995["1994"]) The Ergalataxinae (Gastropoda, Muricidae) from the New Caledonia region with some comments on the subfamily and the description of thirteen new species from the Indo-West Pacific. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, ser. 4, 16(A, 2-4): 245-297. [July 1995].  [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrania grayi (Dall, 1889)) Segers W., Swinnen F. & De Prins R., 2009. Marine Molluscs of Madeira. Snoeck Publishers, Heule, Belgium, 612 p. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology Type of larval development: planktotrophic, inferred from multispiral protoconch.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Shell up to 25 mm high, fusiform, with moderately high spire. Protoconch of 3-4 smooth whorls. Teleoconch sculpture of low, rouned spiral cords, narrower than the intervening spaces, somentimes wit a smaller cord intercalated, and of broad axial folds which reach very far abapically on the body whorl. The first teleoconch whorls have only 2-4 cords, one of which tends to form a shoulder which is lost on te later whorls. Aperture strongly thickened externally and internally, the inner rim with 4-5 rounded denticles; columella sometimes also with 1-2 faint knobs delimiting the siphonal canal, which is short and broadly open. Colour whitish with reddish-brown lines running on the larger cords and with large, blurry brown blotches along the periphery of the body whorl.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic, from the Caribbean to Brazil; St Helena island, Eastern Atlantic in Madeira and Canary Islands but never reported along the mainland. Josephine, Seine and Ampère seamounts, moderately common in 165-310 m
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Barbados [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 

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Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorイトマキカスリボラ  [details]