WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDofania Mörch, 1860

709216 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:709216)
nomen dubium
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus The type species, Serpula goreensis Gmelin,...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus The type species, Serpula goreensis Gmelin, 1791 (= "Le Dofan" of Adanson 1757: 164, pl. 11, fig. 3) seems no longer to be discoverable (Fischer-Piette 1942: 264). As the type figure does not permit specific determination, the generic name is at present unusable. [details]
Bieler, R. (2012). Dofania Mörch, 1860. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=709216 on 2017-11-22

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVermiculus da Costa, 1776) Da Costa, E.M. (1776). Elements of conchology: or, an introduction to the knowledge of shells. Benjamin White, London, viii + 318 + [1] pp., 7 pls. [details]   

basis of record Bieler, R.; Petit, R. E. (2011). Catalogue of Recent and fossil “worm-snail” taxa of the families Vermetidae, Siliquariidae, and Turritellidae (Mollusca: Caenogastropoda). Zootaxa. 2948, 1-103., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2011/f/zt02948p103.pdf
page(s): 15 [details]   

additional source Fischer-Piette, E. (1942). Les mollusques d’Adanson. Journal de Conchyliologie, 85: 101–366, pls. 1–16. [Title page includes: "avec la collaboration de P.-H. Fischer, L. Germain et P. Pallary".]
page(s): 264 [details]   

additional source Adanson, M. (1757) Histoire Naturelle du Sénégal, Coquilles. Bauche, Paris, viii + 275 pp., 19 pls.
page(s): 164 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVermiculus da Costa, 1776) Bieler, R.; Petit, R. E. (2011). Catalogue of Recent and fossil “worm-snail” taxa of the families Vermetidae, Siliquariidae, and Turritellidae (Mollusca: Caenogastropoda). Zootaxa. 2948, 1-103., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2011/f/zt02948p103.pdf
page(s): 22 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus The type species, Serpula goreensis Gmelin, 1791 (= "Le Dofan" of Adanson 1757: 164, pl. 11, fig. 3) seems no longer to be discoverable (Fischer-Piette 1942: 264). As the type figure does not permit specific determination, the generic name is at present unusable. [details]