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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 24 165076 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Conuber controversa    (Pritchard & Gatliff, 1913)
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda
Family: Naticidae (sand & moon snails) - show full taxa list or show species only taxa list
Common Name: [a sand snail]
Recent Synonyms: Polinices tasmanica
Polinices (Conuber) tasmanica
Polinices (Conuber) controversa
Organism Type: a sand snail
Scientific Name Notes:This species is widely known under the name Polinices tasmanica (Tenison Woods, 1876), but from examination of the types (R.C. Willan this name belongs to a different species. The mis-identification originates with Tate & May, 1901, and was recognised by Pritchard & Gatliff, 1913, who renamed the species illustrated by Tate & May.
Parent Codes
(if any)
24 165901
World Register of Marine Species no match 2016-08-10
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Grove, S.J. Kershaw, R,C, Smith, B.J. Turner, E., 2006. A systematic list of the marine molluscs of Tasmania., Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery Occasional Paper, Vol. 8: 1-120.

Record details

Record entered on 28-Sep-2011 09:29 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 25-Jun-2012 17:45 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update genus
Modification history:
28-SEP-2011: created (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
25-JUN-2012: update genus (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous genus name: Polinices)
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