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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZafra selasphora (Melvill & Standen, 1901) 
AphiaID: 182803

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 editorNeogastropoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBuccinoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColumbellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZafra (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZafra selasphora (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZafra A. Adams, 1860
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColumbella selasphora Melvill & Standen, 1901
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColumbella selasphora Melvill & Standen, 1901 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPyrene selasphora (Melvill & Standen, 1901)
Sources 
identification resource Kilburn R.N. & Marais J.P. (2010) Columbellidae. Pp. 60-104, 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]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Levantine Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorLevantine Sea (origin: alien[details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea (origin: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIsraeli part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (origin: alien[details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
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 editorTaxonomy Zafra selasphora is a Lessepsian migrant that has been erroneously recorded in the Mediterranean under the name Anachis troglodytes. The latter is a valid species that does not live in the Mediterranean. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Israeli part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Zafra selasphora
Zafra selasphora
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:182803
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-10-07 07:27:36Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2010-09-01 19:50:42Z  changed  Monsecour, Kevin
  
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  Citation: Monsecour, K.; Gofas, S. (2015). Zafra selasphora (Melvill & Standen, 1901). In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=182803 on 2015-09-02
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