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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmalthea Schumacher, 1817 
AphiaID: 206478

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 editorVanikoroidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHipponicidae (Family)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (invalid: junior homonym of Amalthea Rafinesque, 1815 [Hymenoptera])
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabia Gray, 1840
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmalthea conica Schumacher, 1817 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHipponicidae Troschel, 1861
Source  original description Schumacher C.F. (1817). Essai d'un nouveau système des habitations des vers testacés. Schultz, Copenghagen pp. [IV] + 288 + 22 pl. [post 1 marzo 1817] , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81329 [details]

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Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmalthea (Malluvium) Melvill, 1906 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalluvium Melvill, 1906
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmalthea (Malluvium) lissa (E. A. Smith, 1894) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalluvium lissum (E. A. Smith, 1894)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmalthea barbata (G. B. Sowerby I, 1835) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPilosabia trigona (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmalthea benthophila Dall, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHipponix benthophila (Dall, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmalthea conica Schumacher, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabia conica (Schumacher, 1817)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmalthea lissa (E. A. Smith, 1894) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalluvium lissum (E. A. Smith, 1894)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmalthea maxima Schumacher, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapulus ungaricus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206478
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Date   action   by
2004-06-06 22:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2012-05-28 14:31:16Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
2013-02-12 16:05:38Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Rosenberg, G. (2014). Amalthea Schumacher, 1817. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206478 on 2014-07-31
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