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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolinices mammilla (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 216923

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 editorLittorinimorpha (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNaticoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNaticidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolinicinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolinices (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolinices Montfort, 1810
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMamillaria tumida Swainson, 1840
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNatica albula Récluz, 1851
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNatica cygnea Philippi, 1852
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNatica intermedia Récluz, 1843 (non Deshayes, 1832 nec Philippi, 1836)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNatica mamilla [sic]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNatica ponderosa Philippi, 1852
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNatica pyriformis Récluz, 1844
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNerita mammilla Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolinices albus Montfort, 1810
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolinices mamilla [sic] (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolinices pyriformis (Récluz, 1844)
Sources  basis of record Huelsken T., Tapken D., Dahlmann T., Wägele H., Riginos C. & Hollmann M. (2012) Systematics and phylogenetic species delimitation within Polinices s.l. (Caenogastropoda: Naticidae) based on molecular data and shell morphology. Organisms, Diversity & Evolution 12: 349-375. , available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13127-012-0111-5 [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTranskei [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (12 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (23 nucleotides; 11 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
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 Habitat: muddy shore (Ruwa, 1984 <109>).
Pure white shells, rather elongated in shape, up to 4 cm; chestnut-brown, horny operculum. Habitat: sandy bottoms in shallow waters. Distribution: W Indian Ocean. Regional names: Kis. Honga. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216923
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-04-13 19:02:27Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Polinices mammilla. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216923 on 2014-08-20
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