WoRMS taxon details

Smeagol Climo, 1980

551549  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:551549)

accepted
Genus
Smeagol manneringi Climo, 1980 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
masculine
Climo, F. M. 1980. Smeagolida, a new order of gymnomorph mollusc from New Zealand based on a new genus and species. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 7: 513-522.
page(s): 515 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Etymology The genus takes its name from the pallid, sometimes subterranean Tolkien character Smeagol (whose alternative name is...  
Etymology The genus takes its name from the pallid, sometimes subterranean Tolkien character Smeagol (whose alternative name is Gollum), a pitiable humanoid who ultimately played a very important role in saving 'Middle Earth' from evil forces.  [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Smeagol Climo, 1980. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=551549 on 2021-12-01
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2010-12-08 14:06:06Z
created
2016-05-27 03:51:19Z
changed
2018-02-02 19:18:38Z
changed
2019-07-27 03:27:32Z
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2019-11-11 23:54:16Z
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2021-10-02 09:35:06Z
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original description Climo, F. M. 1980. Smeagolida, a new order of gymnomorph mollusc from New Zealand based on a new genus and species. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 7: 513-522.
page(s): 515 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Tillier, S. & Ponder, W. F. (1992). New species of <i>Smeagol</i> from Australia and New Zealand, with a discussion of the affinities of the genus (Gastropoda: Pulmonata. <em>i>Journal of Molluscan Studies</i.</em> 58(2): 135-155. [details]   

status source Romero, P. E., Pfenninger, M., Kano, Y. & Klussmann-Kolb, A. (2016). Molecular phylogeny of the Ellobiidae (Gastropoda: Panpulmonata) supports independent terrestrial invasions. <em>Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 97: 43-54.</em>  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Etymology The genus takes its name from the pallid, sometimes subterranean Tolkien character Smeagol (whose alternative name is Gollum), a pitiable humanoid who ultimately played a very important role in saving 'Middle Earth' from evil forces.  [details]