WoRMS taxon details

Scutus unguis (Linnaeus, 1758)

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216284  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216284)

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Species
marine
(ofPatella unguis Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Description White shell, up to 6cm long, distinctive by absence of slit or apical hole, though there is a small indent in the posterior...  
Description White shell, up to 6cm long, distinctive by absence of slit or apical hole, though there is a small indent in the posterior margin. The mantle has purple brown markings on a cream background. Habitat: shallow-water rocks and coral. (Richmond, 1997) [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Scutus unguis (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216284 on 2018-05-26
Date
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1997-03-01 15:31:58Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2012-06-08 01:03:21Z
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original description  (ofPatella unguis Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Abbott, R.T. & S.P. Dance (1986). Compendium of sea shells. American Malacologists, Inc:Melbourne, Florida [details]   

additional source Kilburn, R.N. & Rippey, E. (1982) Sea Shells of Southern Africa. Macmillan South Africa, Johannesburg, xi + 249 pp.
page(s): 36 [details]   

additional source Herbert D.G. (1987) Taxonomic studies on the Emarginulinae (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Fissurellidae) of southern Africa and Mozambique. Hemitoma, Clypidina, Tugali, Scutus, Zeidora and two species of Emarginula. South African Journal of Zoology 22(1): 1-13. [details]   

additional source Herbert D.G. (2015). An annotated catalogue and bibliography of the taxonomy, synonymy and distribution of the Recent Vetigastropoda of South Africa (Mollusca). Zootaxa. 4049(1): 1-98., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4049.1.1 [details]   

identification resource Kilburn R.N. (1978). The Emarginulinae (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Fissurellidae) of southern Africa and Mozambique. Annals of the Natal Museum 23(2):431453. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofPatella unguis Linnaeus, 1758) Kilburn R.N. (1978). The Emarginulinae (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Fissurellidae) of southern Africa and Mozambique. Annals of the Natal Museum 23(2):431453. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofParmophorus corrugatus Reeve, 1842) Kilburn R.N. (1978). The Emarginulinae (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Fissurellidae) of southern Africa and Mozambique. Annals of the Natal Museum 23(2):431453. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofParmophorus imbricatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) Kilburn R.N. (1978). The Emarginulinae (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Fissurellidae) of southern Africa and Mozambique. Annals of the Natal Museum 23(2):431453. [details]   

basis of record  (ofScutus granulatus (Blainville, 1819)) Faustino, L.A. (1928) Summary of Philippine marine and fresh-water mollusks. Manila Bureau of Science Monograph, 25, 1–384. [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Knudsen J. (1992). Preliminary list of common marine prosobranch gastropods (Mollusca) from Hoi Ha Wan. In: Morton B, editor. Proceedings of the Fourth International Marine Biological Workshop: The Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China. The marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern China III. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. 2: pp 919-921.  [details]   
 
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From other sources
Description White shell, up to 6cm long, distinctive by absence of slit or apical hole, though there is a small indent in the posterior margin. The mantle has purple brown markings on a cream background. Habitat: shallow-water rocks and coral. (Richmond, 1997) [details]
 

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Japanese リュウキュウオトメガサ  [details]
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