WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia confusa Smith, 1916

342124  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:342124)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Smith, E.A. (1916). On the shells of the South African species of the Sepiidae. Proceedings of the Malacological Society, London. 12(1):20-26.
page(s): 24 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Tongaat  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Tongaat [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 53 to 352 m.  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 53 to 352 m. [details]
Finn, J.; Rosenberg, G.; Bouchet, P. (2016). Sepia confusa Smith, 1916. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=342124 on 2017-12-16

Date
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by
2008-03-27 18:55:09Z
created
2011-04-04 06:48:22Z
changed
2012-07-14 14:44:06Z
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2016-05-22 09:57:40Z
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original description Smith, E.A. (1916). On the shells of the South African species of the Sepiidae. Proceedings of the Malacological Society, London. 12(1):20-26.
page(s): 24 [details]   

basis of record Reid, A., Jereb, P. & Roper, C.F.E. (2005). Family Sepiidae. pp. 57-152, in P. Jereb & C.F.E. Roper eds. Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cephalopod species known to date. Volume 1. Chambered nautiluses and sepioids (Nautilidae, Sepiidae, Sepiolidae, Sepiadariidae, Idiosepiidae and Spirulidae). FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes [Rome, FAO]. 4(1): 262 pp. 9 pls.
page(s): 140 [details]   

additional source Steyn, D.G. & Lussi, M. (1998) Marine Shells of South Africa. An Illustrated Collector’s Guide to Beached Shells. Ekogilde Publishers, Hartebeespoort, South Africa, ii + 264 pp.
page(s): 190 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 53 to 352 m. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat deep shelf to upper slope [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLength Up to 150 mm mantle length. [details]