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Abyssochrysos Tomlin, 1927

345310  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:345310)

accepted
Genus
marine
Tomlin, J.R. le B. (1927). Reports on the marine Mollusca in the collections of the South African Museum. II. Families Abyssochrysidae, Oocorythidae, Haliotidae, Tonnidae. <em>Annals of the South African Museum 25(1): 77–83.</em>
page(s): 78. [details]   
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Abyssochrysos Tomlin, 1927. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=345310 on 2021-01-20
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2008-05-17 20:11:27Z
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2010-03-04 14:40:33Z
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2011-12-14 18:35:29Z
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2019-08-31 21:10:37Z
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original description Tomlin, J.R. le B. (1927). Reports on the marine Mollusca in the collections of the South African Museum. II. Families Abyssochrysidae, Oocorythidae, Haliotidae, Tonnidae. <em>Annals of the South African Museum 25(1): 77–83.</em>
page(s): 78. [details]   

basis of record Bouchet P. (1991). New records and new species of <i>Abyssochrysos</i> (Mollusca, Caenogastropoda). <i>Journal of Natural History</i> 25(2): 305-313 [details]   

additional source Houbrick R.S. 1979. Classification and systematic relationships of the Abyssochrysidae, a relict family of bathyal snails (Prosobranchia; Gastropoda). <i>Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology</i> 290: 1-21., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/smithsoniancontributions/Zoology/pdf_hi/SCTZ-0290.pdf [details]   
 
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Grammatical gender masculine, according to termination derived from classical Greek χρυσός (gold, or by extension something precious) [details]