WoRMS taxon details

Gofasia josephinae Bouchet & Warén, 1993

141286  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141286)

accepted
Species
marine
Bouchet P. & Warén A. (1993). Revision of the Northeast Atlantic bathyal and abyssal Mesogastropoda. Bollettino Malacologico supplemento 3: 579-840
page(s): 672-674 [details]   
Note Josephine seamount (36°40'N, 14°16'W,...  
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Type locality Josephine seamount (36°40'N, 14°16'W, 200-205 m) [details]
Type locality Josephine seamount (36º40'N, 14º16'W, 200-205 m) [details]
Distribution Gorringe, Josephine and Ampère seamounts, very common in 96-485 m. Absent from Seine seamount.  
Distribution Gorringe, Josephine and Ampère seamounts, very common in 96-485 m. Absent from Seine seamount. [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Gofasia josephinae Bouchet & Warén, 1993. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141286 on 2018-04-24
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2006-04-28 12:27:36Z
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original description Bouchet P. & Warén A. (1993). Revision of the Northeast Atlantic bathyal and abyssal Mesogastropoda. Bollettino Malacologico supplemento 3: 579-840
page(s): 672-674 [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 Gofas S. (2007). Rissoidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from northeast Atlantic seamounts. Journal of Natural History 41(13–16): 779–885 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Biology Type of larval development: direct (non planktotrophic) denoted by paucispiral protoconch. [details]

Diagnosis Shell 1.5 to 2.7 mm high, with protoconch of 1.25 whorl, and teleoconch of 2.75 to 3.5 whorls. Protoconch smooth, teleoconch with sculpture of flat spiral cords, much broader than interspaces. Cords bearing minute spiral rows of pores visible only at high magnification under SEM observation. Outer lip with a thin edge, slightly thickened externally at a distance of the edge but not forming a distinct rim, smooth and not thickened inside. Shell entirely white, translucent.  [details]

Distribution Gorringe, Josephine and Ampère seamounts, very common in 96-485 m. Absent from Seine seamount. [details]

Type locality Josephine seamount (36°40'N, 14°16'W, 200-205 m) [details]

Type locality Josephine seamount (36º40'N, 14º16'W, 200-205 m) [details]