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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolinices melanostoma (Gmelin, 1791) 
AphiaID: 216926

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 Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMammilla melanostoma (Gmelin, 1791)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolinices Montfort, 1810
Source  basis of record Spry, J.F. (1961). The sea shells of Dar es Salaam: Gastropods. Tanganyika Notes and Records 56 [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack mouthed moon snail  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [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]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216926
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-05-22 10:11:26Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-04-17 06:55:24Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
2011-12-16 01:53:09Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G.; Bouchet, P. (2014). Polinices melanostoma (Gmelin, 1791). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216926 on 2014-09-16
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