WoRMS name details

Mesalia caribaea (d'Orbigny, 1842)

743666  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:743666)

taxon inquirendum (Recombined - Unidentifiable)
Species
Turritella caribaea d'Orbigny, 1842 (Original combination - Unidentifiable)
marine
Not documented
Nomenclature The type (preserved in NHMUK, d'Orbigny coll., and only specimen known) of this species is extremely worn and eroded, and...  
Nomenclature The type (preserved in NHMUK, d'Orbigny coll., and only specimen known) of this species is extremely worn and eroded, and is considered unidentifiable. Identity opinions differ between M. varia (= M. mesal) and M. brevialis. The specimen's condition prohibits any conclusive proof. It is therefore here considered a taxon inquirenda, with reference to the remark of E. A. Smith, 1915. [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Mesalia caribaea (d'Orbigny, 1842). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=743666 on 2020-08-04
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Nomenclature The type (preserved in NHMUK, d'Orbigny coll., and only specimen known) of this species is extremely worn and eroded, and is considered unidentifiable. Identity opinions differ between M. varia (= M. mesal) and M. brevialis. The specimen's condition prohibits any conclusive proof. It is therefore here considered a taxon inquirenda, with reference to the remark of E. A. Smith, 1915. [details]