WoRMS taxon details

Afrocardium shepstonense (Tomlin, 1931)

381407  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:381407)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Tomlin, J. R. le B. (1931). On South African marine Mollusca, with descriptions of new genera and species. Annals of the Natal Museum. 6(3): 415-450, pl. XXXIII. [details]   
Note South Africa, Kwazulu Natal, Port...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality South Africa, Kwazulu Natal, Port Shepstone [details]
Type material NHMUK 1931.7.23.5, one syntype; NMW 1955.158.1172 & 1173, thirty-one syntypes, Melvill-Tomlin collection [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Afrocardium shepstonense (Tomlin, 1931). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=381407 on 2018-05-22
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2009-01-26 09:04:42Z
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2009-01-30 12:26:24Z
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2010-03-29 08:44:56Z
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2014-06-04 11:21:44Z
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original description Tomlin, J. R. le B. (1931). On South African marine Mollusca, with descriptions of new genera and species. Annals of the Natal Museum. 6(3): 415-450, pl. XXXIII. [details]   

basis of record Poorten, J.J. ter, 2005. Outline of a systematic index - Recent Cardiidae (Lamarck, 1809). VISAYA net. (Updated 2009 for WoRMS), available online at http://www.conchology.be/en/shelltopics/visaya-net/date.php?year=2005 [details]   

additional source Kilburn, R.N. & Rippey, E. (1982) Sea Shells of Southern Africa. Macmillan South Africa, Johannesburg, xi + 249 pp.
page(s): 178 [details]   

basis of record  (ofCtenocardia shepstonense [sic]) 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): 222 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Length 10-13 mm [details]

Type locality South Africa, Kwazulu Natal, Port Shepstone [details]

Type material NHMUK 1931.7.23.5, one syntype; NMW 1955.158.1172 & 1173, thirty-one syntypes, Melvill-Tomlin collection [details]