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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassa optima G. B. Sowerby III, 1903 
AphiaID: 215701

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 editorNassariidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassariinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassa (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassarius optimus (G. B. Sowerby III, 1903)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassa Lamarck, 1799 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassarius (Sphaeronassa) Locard, 1886 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassarius Duméril, 1805
Sources  original description Sowerby, G. B., III. 1903a. Descriptions of new species of Nassa, Purpura, Latirus, Voluta, Conus, Stomatella, and Spondylus. Journal of Malacology 10(3):73-77, pl. 5. [details]

source of synonymy Cernohorsky W.O. (1981). Revision of the Australian and New Zealand Tertiary and Recent species of the family Nassariidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum 18:137-192. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:215701
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2001-11-24 14:09:49Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2002-01-04 16:37:03Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-08-31 11:15:41Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Nassa optima G. B. Sowerby III, 1903. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=215701 on 2014-09-22
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