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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritella constricta Reeve, 1849 
AphiaID: 751899

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 editorTurritellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritellinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritella (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGazameda iredalei Finlay, 1927
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritella Lamarck, 1799
Sources  original description Reeve L.A. (1849) Monograph of the genera Turritella, Mesalia, Eglisia. In: Conchologia Iconica, vol. 5, L. Reeve & Co., London.
page(s): Pl. 10, sp. 16 [details]

source of synonymy Tryon G.W., jr. (1886). Manual of conchology, structural and systematic, with illustrations of the species. (1)8: Naticidae, Calyptraeidae, Turritellidae, Vermetidae, Caecidae, Eulimidae, Turbonillidae, Pyramidellidae. pp. 1-461, pls. 1-79, Philadelphia, published by the author.
page(s): 206 [details]

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Environment marine
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature Reeve (1849) mentions the presence of 3 specimens in the collection of Joseph Banks, yet no type material has been traced back as of today. An unpublished manuscript by A. Warén (NRM, Sweden) suggests synonymy with T. clathrata Kiener, 1843.
Tryon (1886:206) places Reeve's name in synonymy of Kiener's T. clathrata without discussion or explanation, and shows (Pl. 64, figs. 2, 16) the figures of the respective authors to prove his point. Hedley (1907:501) compares Reeve's species to his own T. captiva and differentiates them by the number of whorls per length. Whilst Finlay (1927:496) (unnecessarily?) replaced Kiener's species name by T. iredalei, it appears that further - ongoing - research might show that Reeve's, Hedley's as well as Finlay's specific names could refer to a single species. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:751899
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  Citation: Vos, C. (2014). Turritella constricta Reeve, 1849. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=751899 on 2014-04-18
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