WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBicatillus Swainson, 1840 †

597443  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:597443)

accepted
Genus
marine
fossil only
Not documented
Bouchet, P. (2013). Bicatillus Swainson, 1840 †. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=597443 on 2017-12-12

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2012-04-23 18:16:18Z
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2013-12-14 15:02:15Z
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From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment The type species of Bicatillus is not Calyptraea extinctorium as often cited, but the Miocene fossil Calyptraea deformis Lamarck, 1822, by subsequent designation of Herrmannsen (1847). Rehder (1943) recognized this situation and, for Bicatillus of authors, established the new genus Desmaulus[details]