WoRMS name details

Mesalia freytagi Maltzan, 1884

446499  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:446499)

 unaccepted (Synonym)
Species
marine
Maltzan H. F. von. (1884). Diagnosen neuer Senegambischer Gastropoden. <i>Nachrichtsblatt der Deutschen Malakozooologischen Gesellschaft</i>, 16: 65-73., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30957896
page(s): 68 [details]   
Nomenclature Marche-Marchad (1960:876) considered Maltzan's species M. freytagi as an infra-specific variation of the common M. mesal....  
Nomenclature Marche-Marchad (1960:876) considered Maltzan's species M. freytagi as an infra-specific variation of the common M. mesal. To date, its taxonomical positioning is not clear and DNA sampling would be advantageous to sort out this matter. Based on Marche-Marchad's 1960 publication and examination of syntypes from SMNH, Stockholm by the present editor, The synonymy is here supported. [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Mesalia freytagi Maltzan, 1884. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=446499 on 2020-08-11
Date
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2010-01-09 14:33:51Z
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2013-09-05 20:34:58Z
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2013-11-03 08:34:17Z
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original description Maltzan H. F. von. (1884). Diagnosen neuer Senegambischer Gastropoden. <i>Nachrichtsblatt der Deutschen Malakozooologischen Gesellschaft</i>, 16: 65-73., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30957896
page(s): 68 [details]   

source of synonymy Marche-Marchad I. (1960). Les Turritellidae de l'Afrique Occidentale (Gastropodes Prosobranches marins). <i>Bulletin de l'Institut Français d'Afrique Noire sér A, 22(3)</i>: 855-884, 3 pl. [details]   
From other sources
Nomenclature Marche-Marchad (1960:876) considered Maltzan's species M. freytagi as an infra-specific variation of the common M. mesal. To date, its taxonomical positioning is not clear and DNA sampling would be advantageous to sort out this matter. Based on Marche-Marchad's 1960 publication and examination of syntypes from SMNH, Stockholm by the present editor, The synonymy is here supported. [details]