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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutus unguis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 216284

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 editorVetigastropoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFissurelloidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFissurellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmarginulinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutus Montfort, 1810
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParmophorus corrugatus Reeve, 1842
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorParmophorus elegans Gray, 1825
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorParmophorus imbricatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1834
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPatella unguis Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutus (Aviscutum) unguis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScutus angustatus A. Adams, 1851
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutus corrugatus (Reeve, 1842)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutus granulatus (Blainville, 1819)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScutus parunguis Iredale, 1940
Sources 
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]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (39 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (3 nucleotides; 2 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216284
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-03-01 15:31:58Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2012-06-08 01:03:21Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G. (2014). Scutus unguis (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216284 on 2014-08-28
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