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Siphonaria tenuicostulata E. A. Smith, 1903

215297  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:215297)

 unaccepted
Species
marine
Smith E.A. (1903). A list of species of Mollusca from South Africa, forming an Appendix to G. B. Sowerby's "Marine Shells of South Africa". <em>Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London.</em> 5(6): 354-402, pl. 15., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15168721
page(s): 356, pl. 15, figs 14, 15. [details]   
Note Umhlali [KwaZulu-Natal].  
Type locality Umhlali [KwaZulu-Natal]. [details]
Description Flattened shell, up to 3cm, with fine, radiating, pale ridges on a darker background. Circular outline with a single...  
Description Flattened shell, up to 3cm, with fine, radiating, pale ridges on a darker background. Circular outline with a single projecting lobe under which the siphon extends. Raised central area internally marked with dark blotches, visible muscle scar interrupted by a characteristic siphonal grove. Habitat: eulittoral rock surface. Distribution: W. Indian Ocean to the A Gulf. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Siphonaria tenuicostulata E. A. Smith, 1903. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=215297 on 2020-10-25
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1998-04-27 14:26:43Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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original description Smith E.A. (1903). A list of species of Mollusca from South Africa, forming an Appendix to G. B. Sowerby's "Marine Shells of South Africa". <em>Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London.</em> 5(6): 354-402, pl. 15., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15168721
page(s): 356, pl. 15, figs 14, 15. [details]   

basis of record Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Branch, G. M. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. <em>David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg.</em> , available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=W_2QB8ftLgcC [details]   

additional source Kilburn, R.N. & Rippey, E. (1982) Sea Shells of Southern Africa. Macmillan South Africa, Johannesburg, xi + 249 pp.
page(s): 134 [details]   

additional source Steyn, D.G. & Lussi, M. (1998) Marine Shells of South Africa. An Illustrated Collector's Guide to Beached Shells. Ekogilde Publishers, Hartebeespoort, South Africa, ii + 264 pp.
page(s): 182 [details]   

source of synonymy Teske P.R., Barker N.P. & McQuaid C.D. (2007) Lack of genetic differentiation among four sympatric southeast African intertidal limpets (Siphonariidae): Phenotypic plasticity in a single species? <i>Journal of Molluscan Studies</i> 73: 223-228. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Type locality Umhlali [KwaZulu-Natal]. [details]

From other sources
Description Flattened shell, up to 3cm, with fine, radiating, pale ridges on a darker background. Circular outline with a single projecting lobe under which the siphon extends. Raised central area internally marked with dark blotches, visible muscle scar interrupted by a characteristic siphonal grove. Habitat: eulittoral rock surface. Distribution: W. Indian Ocean to the A Gulf. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
LanguageName 
English false limpet  [details]