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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGofasia josephinae Bouchet & Warén, 1993 
AphiaID: 141286

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 editorLittorinimorpha (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRissooidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRissoidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGofasia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGofasia Bouchet & Warén, 1993
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGofasia Bouchet & Warén, 1993
Sources  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]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Links 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 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology Type of larval development: direct (non planktotrophic) denoted by paucispiral protoconch. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gorringe, Josephine and Ampère seamounts, very common in 96-485 m. Absent from Seine seamount. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Josephine seamount (36°40'N, 14°16'W, 200-205 m) [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Gofasia josephinae Bouchet & Warén, 1993
Gofasia josephinae Bou...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141286
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2006-04-28 12:27:36Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-05-18 13:28:54Z  checked  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Gofasia josephinae Bouchet & Warén, 1993. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141286 on 2014-09-23
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