WoRMS taxon details

Melo Broderip in Sowerby I, 1826

382355  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:382355)

accepted
Genus
Voluta melo Lightfoot, 1786 accepted as Melo melo (Lightfoot, 1786) (type by absolute tautonymy)
marine
Not documented
MolluscaBase (2018). Melo Broderip in Sowerby I, 1826. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=382355 on 2018-11-17
Date
action
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2009-02-04 10:57:56Z
created
2013-01-05 07:35:10Z
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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]   

additional source Vaught, K.C.; Tucker Abbott, R.; Boss, K.J. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne. ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Very large shells with an inflated body whorl. [details]