WoRMS name details

Mesalia exilis G. B. Sowerby III, 1913

760826  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:760826)

 unaccepted (Synonym)
Species
marine
Sowerby, G. B., III. (1913). Description of new species of Mollusca. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 8.</em> 12: 233-239, pl. 3., available online at https://www.archive.org/download/ser8annalsmagazi12londuoft/page/n244_w943
page(s): 236 [details]   
Holotype  NHMUK 1914.1.7.296, geounit Australian part...  
Holotype NHMUK 1914.1.7.296, geounit Australian part of the Great Australian Bight [details]
Note 1 shell, holotype, NHMUK 1914.1.7.296. It is...  
Type material 1 shell, holotype, NHMUK 1914.1.7.296. It is the exact same species as Reeve described as Mesalia melanioides, type material of which is right next to the type material of the present species in the type collection at NHMUK. Therefore, it is here also placed in synonymy of Diastoma melanoides (Reeve, 1849). [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Mesalia exilis G. B. Sowerby III, 1913. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=760826 on 2020-08-11
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original description Sowerby, G. B., III. (1913). Description of new species of Mollusca. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 8.</em> 12: 233-239, pl. 3., available online at https://www.archive.org/download/ser8annalsmagazi12londuoft/page/n244_w943
page(s): 236 [details]   

source of synonymy Cotton B.C. (1932). Notes on Australian mollusca, with descriptions of new genera and new species. <em>Records of The South Australian Museum.</em> 4(4): 537-547., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41026749#page/561/mode/1up [details]   
Holotype NHMUK 1914.1.7.296, geounit Australian part of the Great Australian Bight [details]
From editor or global species database
Type material 1 shell, holotype, NHMUK 1914.1.7.296. It is the exact same species as Reeve described as Mesalia melanioides, type material of which is right next to the type material of the present species in the type collection at NHMUK. Therefore, it is here also placed in synonymy of Diastoma melanoides (Reeve, 1849). [details]