WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmetalepas africana (Tomlin, 1926)

599731  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:599731)

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmetalepas africanus [sic] (incorrect gender ending)
marine
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegatebennus africanus Tomlin, 1926) Tomlin J.R. le B. (1926) On South African marine Mollusca, with descriptions of new species. Annals of the Natal Museum 5(3): 283-301, pl. 16.
page(s): 296 [details]   
Rosenberg, G. (2012). Cosmetalepas africana (Tomlin, 1926). In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=599731 on 2017-12-16

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegatebennus africanus Tomlin, 1926) Tomlin J.R. le B. (1926) On South African marine Mollusca, with descriptions of new species. Annals of the Natal Museum 5(3): 283-301, pl. 16.
page(s): 296 [details]   

basis of record Kilburn, R.N. & Rippey, E. (1982) Sea Shells of Southern Africa. Macmillan South Africa, Johannesburg, xi + 249 pp.
page(s): 35 [details]   

additional source Steyn, D.G. & Lussi, M. (1998) Marine Shells of South Africa. An Illustrated Collector’s Guide to Beached Shells. Ekogilde Publishers, Hartebeespoort, South Africa, ii + 264 pp.
page(s): 12 [details]   

additional source Herbert D.G. (2015). An annotated catalogue and bibliography of the taxonomy, synonymy and distribution of the Recent Vetigastropoda of South Africa (Mollusca). Zootaxa. 4049(1): 1-98., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4049.1.1 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmetalepas africanus [sic]) Poppe G.T., Tagaro S.P. & Sarino J.C. (2011) Two new species of Fissurellidae from Namibia. Visaya 3(4): 71-75. [November 2011] [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien