WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerica melanostoma (G. B. Sowerby II, 1849)

217192  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217192)

accepted
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Up to 4 cm. Description as for family though...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Up to 4 cm. Description as for family though shells are more globular, with rounded shoulders, deep sutures and a pointed apex. Surface covcered with fine nodules. Colour whitish-orange and cream. Habitat: deep water. Distribution: W Indian Ocean to G Oman. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Bouchet, P. (2017). Merica melanostoma (G. B. Sowerby II, 1849). In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217192 on 2017-12-15

Date
action
by
1998-05-27 16:17:47Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2010-03-10 09:45:17Z
changed
2010-11-13 16:20:14Z
checked
2011-06-21 20:29:29Z
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]   

additional source Hemmen J. (2007) Recent Cancellariidae. Annotated and illustrated catalogue of Recent Cancellariidae. Privately published, Wiesbaden. 428 pp. [With amendments and corrections taken from Petit R.E. (2012) A critique of, and errata for, Recent Cancellariidae by Jens Hemmen, 2007. Conchologia Ingrata 9: 1-8. http://conchologia.com/publication_pdf/13.pdf] [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCancellaria melanostoma G. B. Sowerby II, 1849) Hemmen J. (2007) Recent Cancellariidae. Annotated and illustrated catalogue of Recent Cancellariidae. Privately published, Wiesbaden. 428 pp. [With amendments and corrections taken from Petit R.E. (2012) A critique of, and errata for, Recent Cancellariidae by Jens Hemmen, 2007. Conchologia Ingrata 9: 1-8. http://conchologia.com/publication_pdf/13.pdf] [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCancellaria melanostoma G. B. Sowerby II, 1849) Petit, R. E. (2009). George Brettingham Sowerby, I, II & III: their conchological publications and molluscan taxa. Zootaxa. 2189: 1–218., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2009/f/z02189p218f.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Up to 4 cm. Description as for family though shells are more globular, with rounded shoulders, deep sutures and a pointed apex. Surface covcered with fine nodules. Colour whitish-orange and cream. Habitat: deep water. Distribution: W Indian Ocean to G Oman. (Richmond, 1997). [details]