WoRMS taxon details

Engina natalensis Melvill, 1895

490962  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:490962)

accepted
Species
marine
Melvill, J. C. (1895). Descriptions of four new species of Engina and a new species of Defrancia. <em>Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London.</em> 1(226): 14. [details]   
Type locality contained in Natal  
type locality contained in Natal [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Engina natalensis Melvill, 1895. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=490962 on 2020-08-13
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original description Melvill, J. C. (1895). Descriptions of four new species of Engina and a new species of Defrancia. <em>Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London.</em> 1(226): 14. [details]   

original description  (of Buccinum perlatum Küster, 1858) Küster, H. C. (1843-1860). Die Gattungen <i>Buccinum, Purpura, Concholepas</i> und <i>Monoceros</i>. <em>In: Küster, H. C., Ed. Systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet von Martini und Chemnitz. Neu herausgegeben und vervollständigt. Dritten Bandes erste Abtheilung.</em> 3(1): 1-229, pls 1-35. Nürnberg: Bauer & Raspe. (publication dates: pl. 1 [1843]; pl. 3 [1844]; pl. 18 [1846]; pl. 19 [1847]; pl. 2 [1855]; pls 4-9, 16 [1856]; 1-90, pls 10-15, 20, 22, 24, 25, 30-35 [1858]; 91-178, pls 21, 22a, 23, 23a, 24a, 25a, 26-29, 31, 31a, 32, 32a, 33-34 [1859], 179-229, pls A, B, 17, 30, 32b [1860])., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34331709
page(s): 61, pl. 12, figs 5-6 [details]   

basis of record 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): 112 [details]   

additional source Fraussen K. & Van Laethem K. (2013) The genus <i>Engina</i> Gray, 1839 (Gastropoda: Buccinidae) from Oman with description of a new species. <i>Gloria Maris</i> 52(3-4): 79-85. [8 April 2013] (look up in IMIS[details]   

identification resource Kilburn R.N., Marais J.P. & Fraussen K. (2010) Buccinidae. Pp. 16-52, 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality