WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendropoma corallinaceum (Tomlin, 1939)

207903  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207903)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVermetus corallinaceus Tomlin, 1939) Tomlin, J.R. le B. (1939). A new South African vermetid. Journal of Conchology, 21(4-5): 145, pl. 12.
page(s): 145, pl. 12, fig. 4 [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Diameter up to 3mm, length variable. Similar...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Diameter up to 3mm, length variable. Similar to Vermetus sp. But much smaller. Flat, brown-red operculum with slightly raised central knob. Tubes irregularly arranged in colonies, often covered with encrusting coralline algae. Habitat: attached to coral rocks on shallow reefs. Distribution: W Indian Ocean to SE Atlantic Ocean. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Bieler, R.; Gofas, S. (2013). Dendropoma corallinaceum (Tomlin, 1939). In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207903 on 2017-12-13

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1998-04-27 14:26:43Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2006-03-21 08:10:26Z
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2010-08-06 16:03:04Z
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2013-06-21 20:51:16Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVermetus corallinaceus Tomlin, 1939) Tomlin, J.R. le B. (1939). A new South African vermetid. Journal of Conchology, 21(4-5): 145, pl. 12.
page(s): 145, pl. 12, fig. 4 [details]   

basis of record Kilburn, R.N. & Rippey, E. (1982) Sea Shells of Southern Africa. Macmillan South Africa, Johannesburg, xi + 249 pp.
page(s): 52 [details]   

additional source Steyn, D.G. & Lussi, M. (1998) Marine Shells of South Africa. An Illustrated Collector’s Guide to Beached Shells. Ekogilde Publishers, Hartebeespoort, South Africa, ii + 264 pp.
page(s): 34 [details]   

additional source Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Branch, G.M. et al. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg., available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=W_2QB8ftLgcC [details]   

status source Golding, R. E.; Bieler, R.; Rawlings, T. A.; Collins 2014, T. M. (2014). Deconstructing Dendropoma: a systematic revision of a world-wide worm-snail group with descriptions of new genera (Caenogastropoda: Vermetidae). Malacologia. 57(1): 1-97.
page(s): 87 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVermetus corallinaceus Tomlin, 1939) Bieler, R.; Petit, R. E. (2011). Catalogue of Recent and fossil “worm-snail” taxa of the families Vermetidae, Siliquariidae, and Turritellidae (Mollusca: Caenogastropoda). Zootaxa. 2948, 1-103., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2011/f/zt02948p103.pdf
page(s): 31 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Diameter up to 3mm, length variable. Similar to Vermetus sp. But much smaller. Flat, brown-red operculum with slightly raised central knob. Tubes irregularly arranged in colonies, often covered with encrusting coralline algae. Habitat: attached to coral rocks on shallow reefs. Distribution: W Indian Ocean to SE Atlantic Ocean. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcolonial worm shell  [details]