WoRMS taxon details

Opalia velumnuptialis Garcia, 2004

To MNHN Type collection (IM-2000-4345)
To MNHN Type collec...

388736  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:388736)

accepted
Species
marine
García E.F. 2004. New records of <i>Opalia</i>-like mollusks (Gastropoda: Epitoniidae) from the Indo-Pacific, with the description of fourteen new species. <i>Novapex</i> 5(1): 1-18, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/42323212 [details]   
Holotype  MNHN 4345, geounit New Caledonian Exclusive...  
Holotype MNHN 4345, geounit New Caledonian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Etymology Latin velum (noun, meaning veil) and nuptialis (adjective, pertaining to wedding); referring to the white, lacy appearance...  
Etymology Latin velum (noun, meaning veil) and nuptialis (adjective, pertaining to wedding); referring to the white, lacy appearance of the intritacalx of the species, like a wedding veil. [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Opalia velumnuptialis Garcia, 2004. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=388736 on 2020-02-29
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2009-04-03 07:35:23Z
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2016-03-10 21:29:40Z
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original description García E.F. 2004. New records of <i>Opalia</i>-like mollusks (Gastropoda: Epitoniidae) from the Indo-Pacific, with the description of fourteen new species. <i>Novapex</i> 5(1): 1-18, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/42323212 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype MNHN 4345, geounit New Caledonian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype MNHN 4344 [details]
From other sources
Etymology Latin velum (noun, meaning veil) and nuptialis (adjective, pertaining to wedding); referring to the white, lacy appearance of the intritacalx of the species, like a wedding veil. [details]
 

To MNHN Type collection (IM-2000-4345)
To MNHN Type collec...
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