WoRMS taxon details

Melo Broderip, 1826

382355  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:382355)

accepted
Genus
Voluta melo Lightfoot, 1786 accepted as Melo melo (Lightfoot, 1786) (type by absolute tautonymy)
marine
Not documented
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Melo Broderip, 1826. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=382355 on 2021-06-21
Date
action
by
2009-02-04 10:57:56Z
created
2013-01-05 07:35:10Z
changed
2019-12-29 20:55:40Z
changed

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original description  (of Melo (Melocorona) Pilsbry & Olsson, 1954) Pilsbry, H. A. & Olsson, A. A. (1954). Systems of the Volutidae. <em>Bulletins of American Paleontology.</em> 35(152): 1-36 [271-306], pls 1-4 [25-28]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10576508
page(s): 294 [24] [details]   

basis of record Bail, P.; Poppe, G.T. (2001). A conchological iconography: a taxonomic introduction of the recent Volutidae. <em>ConchBooks, Hackenheim.</em> 30 pp, 5 pl. (updated October 2008 for WoRMS). [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Very large shells with an inflated body whorl. [details]