WoRMS taxon details

Alaginella atractus (Tomlin, 1918)

409963  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:409963)

accepted
Species
marine
(of Marginella atractus Tomlin, 1918) Tomlin, J.R. le B. (1918). Descriptions of three new new species of Marginella from South Africa, with a note on M. sutoris Dunker. <em>Journal of Conchology 15: 306–307, pl. 10.</em>
page(s): 306, pl. 10, fig. 6. [details]   
Type locality contained in Port Alfred  
type locality contained in Port Alfred [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Nomenclature Tomlin indicated that the species name was based on the Greek word for a spindle. He thus employed it as a noun in...  
Nomenclature Tomlin indicated that the species name was based on the Greek word for a spindle. He thus employed it as a noun in apposition and it is not required to agree in gender with the species name. [details]
MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Alaginella atractus (Tomlin, 1918). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=409963 on 2019-10-16
Date
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2009-07-28 16:00:18Z
created
2010-05-04 05:43:34Z
changed
2019-07-24 08:48:17Z
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2019-09-07 09:52:34Z
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original description  (of Marginella atractus Tomlin, 1918) Tomlin, J.R. le B. (1918). Descriptions of three new new species of Marginella from South Africa, with a note on M. sutoris Dunker. <em>Journal of Conchology 15: 306–307, pl. 10.</em>
page(s): 306, pl. 10, fig. 6. [details]   

original description  (of Marginella zeyheri var. kowiensis W. H. Turton, 1932) Turton W.H. (1932). <i>Marine Shells of Port Alfred, S. Africa</i>. Humphrey Milford, London, xvi + 331 pp., 70 pls.
page(s): 40, pl. 8, sp. 301. [details]   

basis of record Cossignani T. (2006). Marginellidae & Cystiscidae of the World. <em>L'Informatore Piceno.</em> 408pp. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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Nomenclature Tomlin indicated that the species name was based on the Greek word for a spindle. He thus employed it as a noun in apposition and it is not required to agree in gender with the species name. [details]