WoRMS name details

Festilyria africana (Reeve, 1856)

582096  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:582096)

 unaccepted
Species
Voluta africana Reeve, 1856 · unaccepted (original combination)
Voluta africana var. beckeri W. H. Turton, 1932 · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Voluta africana var. ponderosa W. H. Turton, 1932 · unaccepted (Invalid: junior homonym of Voluta...)  
Invalid: junior homonym of Voluta ponderosa Lightfoot, 1786; V. africana var. rietensis is a replacement name
marine
(of Voluta africana Reeve, 1856) Reeve, L. A. (1856). Description of three new volutes from the collections of the Hon. Mrs. Cathcart and Mr. Cuming. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 24: 2-3, pl. 33 [16 June 1856]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12860508 [details]   
MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Festilyria africana (Reeve, 1856). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=582096 on 2022-05-17
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2011-10-12 18:17:59Z
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original description  (of Voluta africana Reeve, 1856) Reeve, L. A. (1856). Description of three new volutes from the collections of the Hon. Mrs. Cathcart and Mr. Cuming. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 24: 2-3, pl. 33 [16 June 1856]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12860508 [details]   

basis of record Steyn, D.G & Lussi, M. (2005). Offshore Shells of Southern Africa: A pictorial guide to more than 750 Gastropods. Published by the authors. Pp. i–vi, 1–289.
page(s): 166. [details]   

identification resource Aiken R.P. (2010) Volutidae. Pp. 314-333, in: Marais A.P. & Seccombe A.D. (eds), Identification guide to the seashells of South Africa. Volume 1. Groenkloof: Centre for Molluscan Studies. 376 pp. [details]   
 
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