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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolema pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) 
AphiaID: 217077

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 editorNeogastropoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBuccinoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelongenidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolema (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolema pyrum (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolema Röding, 1798
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBuccinum pyrum Gmelin, 1791 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBuccinum spadiceum Gmelin, 1791 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGaleodes paradisaica (Röding, 1798) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGaleodes paradisiaca (Röding, 1798) (previous combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelongena paradisaica (Röding, 1798) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelongena paradisiaca (Röding, 1798) (previous combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelongena pirum Dautzenberg, 1929 (unjustified emendation)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex ficus Gmelin, 1791 (non Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPugilina laevis Schumacher, 1817 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPyrula calcaratus Hanley, 1856 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPyrula citrina Lamarck, 1822 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolema cotonea Röding, 1798 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolema nuxmoschata Röding, 1798 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolema paradisiaca Röding, 1798 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolema pyrum Röding, 1798 (homonym and synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolema pyrum nodosa (Lamarck, 1822)
Sources 
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]

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolema pyrum nodosa (Lamarck, 1822) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolema pyrum (Gmelin, 1791)
Environment marine
Distribution 
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Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [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 (3 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature Abbott & Dance (1986: 176) treated Gmelin's name as preoccupied by Linnaeus, but Gmelin named his species as a Buccinum, not a Murex[details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217077
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Date   action   by
1998-05-27 16:17:47Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-04-01 13:52:13Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G. (2014). Volema pyrum (Gmelin, 1791). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217077 on 2014-11-21
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