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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhiline aperta (Linnaeus, 1767) 
AphiaID: 140744

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 editorHeterobranchia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalaspidea (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhilinoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhilinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhiline (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhiline Ascanius, 1772
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla aperta Linnaeus, 1767 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla schroeteri Philippi, 1844
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBullaea capensis Pfeiffer, 1840
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhiline aperta guineensis Marcus & Marcus, 1966
Sources 
original description (of Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla aperta Linnaeus, 1767) Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. v. 1 (pt 2): 533-1327, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details] [full text]

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhiline aperta guineensis Marcus & Marcus, 1966 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhiline aperta (Linnaeus, 1767)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Mozambique
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMozambique [details]
South Africa
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorEast Coast of South Africa [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSouth Coast of South Africa [details]
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone (inaccurate[details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (289 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Philine aperta and P. quadripartita have long been treated as synonyms. However, according to Price et al. (2011), based on anatomy, there are two distinct species, the first one in South Africa and Mozambique, the second one in European seas. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140744
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2014-01-31 10:00:09Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
2014-05-27 13:42:04Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Philine aperta (Linnaeus, 1767). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140744 on 2014-08-29
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