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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassarius speciosus (A. Adams, 1852) 
AphiaID: 225359

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 editorNassariidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassariinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassarius (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassarius Duméril, 1805
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectrion plicosa (Dunker, 1846)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBuccinum plicosum Dunker, 1846 (invalid: junior homonym of Buccinum plicosum Menke, 1830)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassa plicosa (Dunker, 1846)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassa speciosa A. Adams, 1852 (original combination)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNassarius (Niotha) speciosus (A. Adams, 1852)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassarius plicosus (Dunker, 1846)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhos plicosus (Dunker, 1846)
Sources 
identification resource Marais J.P. & Kilburn R.N. (2010) Nassariidae. Pp. 138-173, 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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurple-lipped dogwhelk  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
South Africa
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSouth Coast of South Africa [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorWest Coast of South Africa [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
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 
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:225359
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2006-03-21 08:10:26Z  created  Wambiji, Nina
2007-03-05 16:26:59Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-02-21 13:37:18Z  changed  Tran, Bastien
2011-07-10 06:30:38Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
2012-07-04 18:46:28Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G.; Bouchet, P. (2014). Nassarius speciosus (A. Adams, 1852). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=225359 on 2014-07-23
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