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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFossarus aptus Melvill, 1912 
AphiaID: 703695

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaenogastropoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor[unassigned] Caenogastropoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerithioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanaxidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFossarinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFossarus (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFossarus ambiguus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFossarus Philippi, 1841
Sources  original description Melvill, J.C. (1912) Descriptions of thirty-three new species of Gastropoda from the Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, and North Arabian Sea. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London, 10, 240–254, pls. 11–12. [details]

source of synonymy Bosch D.T., Dance S.P., Moolenbeek R.G. & Oliver P.G. (1995) Seashells of eastern Arabia. Dubai: Motivate Publishing. 296 pp.  [details]

Environment marine
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:703695
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2012-09-24 21:50:20Z  created  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Fossarus aptus. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=703695 on 2014-07-28
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