WoRMS taxon details

Volema pyrum (Gmelin, 1791)

217077  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217077)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Nomenclature Abbott & Dance (1986: 176) treated Gmelin's name as preoccupied by Linnaeus, but Gmelin named his species as a Buccinum,...  
Nomenclature Abbott & Dance (1986: 176) treated Gmelin's name as preoccupied by Linnaeus, but Gmelin named his species as a Buccinum, not a Murex[details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Volema pyrum (Gmelin, 1791). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217077 on 2018-11-16
Date
action
by
1998-05-27 16:17:47Z
created
2011-04-01 13:52:13Z
changed

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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]   

identification resource Marais J.P. & Kilburn R.N. (2010) Melongenidae. Pp. 174-175, in: Marais A.P. & Seccombe A.D. (eds), Identification guide to the seashells of South Africa. Volume 1. Groenkloof: Centre for Molluscan Studies. 376 pp. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Nomenclature Abbott & Dance (1986: 176) treated Gmelin's name as preoccupied by Linnaeus, but Gmelin named his species as a Buccinum, not a Murex[details]