WoRMS taxon details

Cantharidus opalus (Martyn, 1784)

590656  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:590656)

accepted
Species
marine
recent + fossil
(of Limax opalus Martyn, 1784) Martyn T. (1784-1787). <i>The universal conchologist, exhibiting the figure of every known shells</i>. London, published by the author. 4 vols. 40 pp., 80 pls. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41889680 [details]   
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Cantharidus opalus (Martyn, 1784). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=590656 on 2020-02-28
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2011-12-12 16:39:41Z
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2013-01-21 18:39:16Z
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original description  (of Trochus iris Gmelin, 1791) Gmelin J.F. (1791). Vermes. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(6). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 3021-3910. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5
page(s): 3580 [details]   

original description  (of Limax opalus Martyn, 1784) Martyn T. (1784-1787). <i>The universal conchologist, exhibiting the figure of every known shells</i>. London, published by the author. 4 vols. 40 pp., 80 pls. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41889680 [details]   

original description  (of Cantharidus opalus cannoni Powell, 1933) Powell, A.W.B. 1933. The marine Mollusca of the Chatham Islands. Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum 1: 181-208.
page(s): 194 [details]   

original description  (of Cantharidus opalus var. biangulatus Suter, 1908) Suter H. (1908). Additions to the marine molluscan fauna of New Zealand, with descriptions of new species. <em>Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London.</em> 8: 22-42, pls 2-3., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32058169
page(s): 22 [details]   

original description  (of Trochus acuminatus Perry, 1811) Perry G. (1811). <i>Conchology, or the natural history of shells: containing a new arrangement of the genera and species, illustrated by coloured engravings executed from the natural specimens, and including the latest discoveries</i>. 4 pp., 61 plates. London. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41764832
page(s): pl. 47, fig. 1 [details]   

basis of record Marshall B.A. 1998. The New Zealand Recent species of <i>Cantharidus</i> Montfort, 1810 and <i>Micrelenchus</i> Finlay, 1926 (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Trochidae). <i>Molluscan Research</i> 19(1): 107-156 [details]   

additional source Maxwell, P.A. (2009). Cenozoic Mollusca. Pp 232-254 in Gordon, D.P. (ed.) New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume one. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. Canterbury University Press, Christchurch. [details]   

additional source Spencer, H.G., Marshall, B.A. & Willan, R.C. (2009). Checklist of New Zealand living Mollusca. Pp 196-219. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (ed.) New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume one. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> Canterbury University Press, Christchurch. [details]   
 
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Authority Use of name from Martyn (1784) validated by ICZN Opinion 479. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English opal jewel topsnail  [details]
German Opal-Kreiselschnecke  [details]
To Museum of New Zealand Te Papa (M.138236; Limax opalus Martyn, 1784; Trochus iris Gmelin, 1791; Trochus acuminatus Perry, 1811, neotype)
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