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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFicadusta pulchella (Swainson, 1823) 
AphiaID: 709397

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 editorLittorinimorpha (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraeoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraeidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFicadusta (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFicadusta pulchella (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFicadusta Habe & Kosuge, 1966
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea pulchella Swainson, 1823
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdusta pulchella (Swainson, 1823)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorContradusta pulchella (Swainson, 1823)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorContradusta pulchella pulchella (Swainson, 1823)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea pulchella Swainson, 1823 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErronea pulchella (Swainson, 1823)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErronea pulchella pulchella (Swainson, 1823)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFicadusta pulchella pulchella (Swainson, 1823) · accepted, alternate representation
Sources  basis of record (of Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErronea pulchella pulchella (Swainson, 1823)) van Heesvelde J. & Deprez J. (2002 ["2001"]) A new subspecies of Erronea pulchella Swainson, 1823 (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Cypraeidae). La Conchiglia 33(301): 41-47. ["Printed 14 February 2002"] [details]

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFicadusta pulchella aliguayensis (van Heesvelde & Deprez, 2002)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFicadusta pulchella novaebritanniae (F. A. Schilder & M. Schilder, 1937)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFicadusta pulchella pericalles (Melvill & Standen, 1904)

Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFicadusta pulchella pulchella (Swainson, 1823) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFicadusta pulchella (Swainson, 1823) (alternate representation)
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClassification Meyer (2003) classified this species as Adusta pulchella; in Meyer (2004) he reported new molecular data that contradicted that placement and put it instead in Contradusta, a genus he named in 2003 for C. walkeri and C. bregeriana. Meyer overlooked the older genus name Ficadusta, which is used here for C. pulchella and C. barclayi, which were sister species in his 2004 analysis. [details]
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Ficadusta pulchella
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Ficadusta pulchella
Ficadusta pulchella
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:709397
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2012-10-30 20:04:46Z  created  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G. (2015). Ficadusta pulchella (Swainson, 1823). In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=709397 on 2015-09-05
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