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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEricusa H. Adams & A. Adams, 1858 
AphiaID: 382335

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 editorMuricoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolutidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCymbiinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLivoniini (Tribe) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEricusa (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVoluta fulgetrum G. B. Sowerby I, 1825 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLivoniini Bail & Poppe, 2001
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesericusa Iredale, 1929 (synonym)
Source  basis of record Bail P. & Poppe G.T. 2001. A conchological iconography: a taxonomic introduction of the recent Volutidae. ConchBooks, Hackenheim. 30 pp, 5 pl. (updated October 2008 for WoRMS) [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEricusa fulgetrum (Sowerby I, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEricusa naniforma Bail & Limpus, 2013
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEricusa papillosa (Swainson, 1822)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEricusa sericata Thornley, 1951
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEricusa sowerbyi (Kiener, 1839)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEricusa orca Cotton, 1952 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEricusa fulgetrum (Sowerby I, 1825)
Environment marine
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Shell solid, elongate, fusiform, medium to large, with an elongate spire and regularly convex, smooth whorls. Protoconch globose, deviated at 45° from the axis of the shell and frequently with the initial portion exserted [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Restricted to southern and esastern Australia [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:382335
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2009-02-04 10:57:56Z  created  Bail, Patrice
2013-04-01 16:34:17Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Bail, P. (2014). Ericusa H. Adams & A. Adams, 1858. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=382335 on 2014-12-27
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