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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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassa optima (Species)
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
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassa optima G. B. Sowerby III, 1903
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. (2015). 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 2015-04-18
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