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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBursa lampas 
AphiaID: 216973

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 editorTonnoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBursidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBursa (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTutufa bubo (Linnaeus, 1758) represented as Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTutufa (Tutufa) bubo (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBursa Röding, 1798
Sources  basis of record Spry, J.F. (1961). The sea shells of Dar es Salaam: Gastropods. Tanganyika Notes and Records 56 [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Large, heavy shell, up to 35 cm, with a raised apex; two rows of prominent nodules per whorl and obvious varices. Lip extended with scalloped edge. Exterior pale to dark brown, aperture white with darker markings and lip with brown teeth. Habitat: sand rocky areas in deep and shallow water. Distribution: W Indian Ocean, Red Sea to W Pacific Ocean. A complex, variable species with numerous subspecies. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216973
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
2011-08-12 18:14:47Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Bursa lampas. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216973 on 2014-10-31
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