WoRMS taxon details

Gofasia galiciae Bouchet & Warén, 1993

141285  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141285)

accepted
Species
marine
Bouchet P. & Warén A. (1993). Revision of the Northeast Atlantic bathyal and abyssal Mesogastropoda. <i>Bollettino Malacologico supplemento 3</i>: 579-840
page(s): 670-672 [details]   
Note Galicia bank (42°52.4'N, 11°50.6'W, 985-1000 m)  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Galicia bank (42°52.4'N, 11°50.6'W, 985-1000 m) [details]
Distribution Galicia Bank, common in 675-1125 m. Ampère seamount, rare at 800 m. Josephine seamount, rare at 1380 m  
Distribution Galicia Bank, common in 675-1125 m. Ampère seamount, rare at 800 m. Josephine seamount, rare at 1380 m [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Gofasia galiciae Bouchet & Warén, 1993. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141285 on 2018-11-14
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2006-04-28 12:27:36Z
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2008-05-18 13:28:54Z
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original description Bouchet P. & Warén A. (1993). Revision of the Northeast Atlantic bathyal and abyssal Mesogastropoda. <i>Bollettino Malacologico supplemento 3</i>: 579-840
page(s): 670-672 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Gofas, S.; Luque, Á. A.; Templado, J.; Salas, C. (2017). A national checklist of marine Mollusca in Spanish waters. <em>Scientia Marina.</em> 81(2) : 241-254, and supplementary online material., available online at https://doi.org/10.3989/scimar.04543.21a [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. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology Type of larval development: direct (non planktotrophic) denoted by paucispiral protoconch.  [details]

Diagnosis Shell 1.6 to 1.8 mm high, with protoconch of 1.25 convex whorls and teleoconch of about three whorls. Protoconch covered by minute granules arranged irregularly, not appreciable under the optical microscope. Teleoconch with a deeply incised suture and a sculpture of low, indistinct, rounded axial ribs which are sometimes missing, extremely minute spiral lines of pores, and spiral cords developed only on the periumbilical area of the body whorl. Spiral rows of pores visible only at high magnification under the scanning electron microscope. Outer lip with a thin edge and slightly thickened externally, smooth and not thickened inside. Shell colour white. [details]

Distribution Galicia Bank, common in 675-1125 m. Ampère seamount, rare at 800 m. Josephine seamount, rare at 1380 m [details]

Type locality Galicia bank (42°52.4'N, 11°50.6'W, 985-1000 m) [details]