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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAfrocardium shepstonense (Tomlin, 1931) 
AphiaID: 381407

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodonta (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuheterodonta (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneroida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrthocardiinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAfrocardium (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAfrocardium Tomlin, 1931
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAfrocardium Tomlin, 1931
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenocardia shepstonense [sic] (incorrect gender ending)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFragum (Afrocardium) shepstonense Tomlin, 1931
Sources  original description Tomlin, J. R. le B., 1931a. On South African marine Mollusca, with descriptions of new genera and species. Annals of the Natal Museum 6(3): 415-450, pl. XXXIII [33] [p. 422] [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Mozambique
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth African Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLength 10-13 mm [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality South Africa, Kwazulu Natal, Port Shepstone [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material NHMUK 1931.7.23.5, one syntype; NMW 1955.158.1172 & 1173, thirty-one syntypes, Melvill-Tomlin collection [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:381407
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2009-01-26 09:04:42Z  created  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2009-01-30 12:26:24Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2010-03-29 08:44:56Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2014-06-04 11:21:44Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
  
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  Citation: ter Poorten, J. (2014). Afrocardium shepstonense (Tomlin, 1931). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=381407 on 2014-08-01
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