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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalea pommum (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 217024

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 editorTonnidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalea (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Incorrect spelling)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalea pomum (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalea Valenciennes, 1832
Source  basis of record Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [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]
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Similar to Tonna with thicker shells, narrower aperture and toothed outer lip, up to 6 cm. Habitat: deep water. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217024
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2005-06-25 23:41:57Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2012-08-29 14:17:56Z  changed  Vos, Chris
  
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  Citation: Vos, C. (2014). Malea pommum (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217024 on 2014-09-19
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