CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Gastropoda (class)  »  Littorinimorpha (order)  »  Iravadiidae (family)

CAAB Code: 24 110006 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Pseudomerelina mahimensis    (Melvill, 1893)
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda
Family: Iravadiidae (gastropods) - show full taxa list or show species only taxa list
Common Name: [a gastropod]
Recent Synonyms: Iravadia (Pseudomerelina) mahimensis
Iravadia mahimensis
Organism Type: a gastropod
Taxon Notes:It is very likely that Australian material identified as this species, which was original described from India, actually belongs to a distinct species. We retain this name here pending further studies.
Parent Codes
(if any)
24 110903
World Register of Marine Species unaccepted 2016-05-11 view at WoRMS - potential occurrences at OBIS
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Smith, B.J., 1992. Non-marine Mollusca. In: Houston, W.W.K., Editor, Zoological Catalogue of Australia, 8: 1-398. Australian Government Printing Service, Canberra 405pp. Now Vol. 17.1
Scientific Name
verified against
Golding, R.E., 2014. Molecular phylogeny and systematics of Australian "Iravadiidae" (Caenogastropoda: Truncatelloidea)., Molluscan Research, Vol. 34(4): 222-257.

Record details

Record entered on 31-Jul-2002 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 8-Jan-2018 14:26 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update genus
Modification history:
02-JUL-2012: delete subgenus (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous authority: (Melville))
08-JAN-2018: update genus (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous genus name: Iravadia)
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