WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlvania almo Bartsch, 1911

593629  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:593629)

accepted
Species
marine
Bartsch P. 1911. The Recent and fossil mollusks of the genus Alvania from the West coast of America. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 41(1863): 333-362, pl. 29-32, available online at http://si-pddr.si.edu/jspui/bitstream/10088/14299/1/USNMP-41_1863_1911.pdf [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy This and other Western American species were...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy This and other Western American species were attributed to Alvinia Monterosato, 1884, following Keen (1971); neverteless it is not proved to be more related to the Mediterranean type species Alvania weinkauffi Weinkauff, 1868 tan to other Alvania s.l. and is therefore retained in Alvania.  [details]
Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2012). Alvania almo Bartsch, 1911. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=593629 on 2017-12-14

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2012-01-11 03:17:05Z
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2012-05-19 13:34:38Z
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2012-06-27 20:15:20Z
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original description Bartsch P. 1911. The Recent and fossil mollusks of the genus Alvania from the West coast of America. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 41(1863): 333-362, pl. 29-32, available online at http://si-pddr.si.edu/jspui/bitstream/10088/14299/1/USNMP-41_1863_1911.pdf [details]   

basis of record Abbott R. T. (1974). American seashells. The marine Mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America. ed. 2. Van Nostrand, New York. 663 pp., 24 pls. [October 1974]. (look up in IMIS)
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdentification the figured shell is an Atlantic specimen. It is not A. almo Bartsch, 1911. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy This and other Western American species were attributed to Alvinia Monterosato, 1884, following Keen (1971); neverteless it is not proved to be more related to the Mediterranean type species Alvania weinkauffi Weinkauff, 1868 tan to other Alvania s.l. and is therefore retained in Alvania.  [details]