WoRMS taxon details

Scutus unguis (Linnaeus, 1758)

To MNHN Type collection (IM 2000-4955)
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216284  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216284)

accepted
Species
marine
(of Patella unguis Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description White shell, up to 6cm long, distinctive by absence of slit or apical hole, though there is a small indent in the posterior...  
Description White shell, up to 6cm long, distinctive by absence of slit or apical hole, though there is a small indent in the posterior margin. The mantle has purple brown markings on a cream background. Habitat: shallow-water rocks and coral. (Richmond, 1997) [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Scutus unguis (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216284 on 2022-08-16
Date
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1997-03-01 15:31:58Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2012-06-08 01:03:21Z
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original description  (of Patella unguis Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Parmophorus corrugatus Reeve, 1842) Reeve, L. A. (1841-1842). <i>Conchologia Systematica, or complete system of conchology; in which the Lepades and conchiferous Mollusca are described and classified according to their natural organization and habits</i>. Longman, Brown, Green, & Longman's, London. Vol. 1: 1-195, pls 1-129; Vol. 2: 1-338, pls 130-300 [Vol. 1, part 1, pp. 1-40, fold-out table, pls. 1-22, Oct. 1 1841; v. 1, p. 2, pp. 41-72, pls. 23-50, Nov. 1841; v. 1, p. 3, pp. 73-104, pls. 51-80, Dec. 1, 1841; v. 1, p. 4, pp. 105-144, pls. 81-104, Jan. 1842; v. 1, p. 5, pp. 145-195, pls 105-129, 114 [added plate], Feb. 1842; v. 2, p. 6, pp. 1-40, pls. 130-146, 148, 149, Mar. 1842; v. 2, p. 7, pp. 41-80, pls. 150-172, 147, Apr. 1842; v. 2, p. 8, pp. 81-120, pls. 172-193, Jun. 1842; v. 2, p. 9, pp. 121-168, pls. 194-221, Jul. 1842; v. 2, p. 10, pp. 169-200, pls. 222-245, Aug. 1842; v. 2, p. 11, pp. 201-236, pls. 246-269, Oct. 1842; v. 2. p. 12, pp. 237-337, pls. 270-330, Dec. 1842]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15916228
page(s): Vol. 2: 21, pl. 139, fig. 1.; note: March, 1842 [details]   

original description  (of Scutus angustatus A. Adams, 1851) Adams, A. (1853). A monograph of Scutus, a genus of gasteropodous Mollusca belonging to the family Fissurellidae. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 19 [1851]: 221–222 [June, 1853]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30680483
page(s): 222. [details]   

original description  (of Parmophorus elegans Gray, 1825) Gray, J.E. (1825). A list and description of some species of shells not taken notice of by Lamarck. <em>Annals of Philosophy.</em> new ser., 9(2): 134-140; 9(6): 407-415., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15880862 [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Knudsen J. (1992). Preliminary list of common marine prosobranch gastropods (Mollusca) from Hoi Ha Wan. In: Morton B, editor. Proceedings of the Fourth International Marine Biological Workshop: The Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China. The marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern China III. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. 2: pp 919-921.  [details]   

basis of record Abbott, R. T. & Dance, S. P. (1986). <i>Compendium of sea shells</i>. American Malacologists, Inc: Melbourne, Florida.  [details]   

additional source Jarrett, A.G. (2000) Marine Shells of the Seychelles. Carole Green Publishing, Cambridge, xiv + 149 pp. NIZT 682
page(s): 3. [details]   

additional source Kilburn, R.N. & Rippey, E. (1982) Sea Shells of Southern Africa. Macmillan South Africa, Johannesburg, xi + 249 pp.
page(s): 36 [details]   

additional source Kilburn, R. N. (1978). The Emarginulinae (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Fissurellidae) of southern Africa and Mozambique. <em>Annals of the Natal Museum.</em> 23(2): 431-454.
page(s): 450. [details]   

additional source Herbert D.G. (1987) Taxonomic studies on the Emarginulinae (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Fissurellidae) of southern Africa and Mozambique. <i>Hemitoma</i>, <i>Clypidina</i>, <i>Tugali</i>, <i>Scutus</i>, <i>Zeidora</i> and two species of <i>Emarginula</i>. <i>South African Journal of Zoology</i> 22(1): 1-13. [details]   

additional source Herbert D.G. (2015). An annotated catalogue and bibliography of the taxonomy, synonymy and distribution of the Recent Vetigastropoda of South Africa (Mollusca). <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4049(1): 1-98., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4049.1.1 [details]   

additional source Fowler, O. (2016). Seashells of the Kenya coast. ConchBooks: Harxheim. Pp. 1–170.
page(s): 13. [details]   

additional source Drivas, J. & Jay, M. (1987). Coquillages de La Réunion et de l'Île Maurice. Collection Les Beautés de la Nature. Delachaux et Niestlé: Neuchâtel. ISBN 2-603-00654-1. 159 pp. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 32. [details]   
 
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Description White shell, up to 6cm long, distinctive by absence of slit or apical hole, though there is a small indent in the posterior margin. The mantle has purple brown markings on a cream background. Habitat: shallow-water rocks and coral. (Richmond, 1997) [details]
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Japanese リュウキュウオトメガサ  [details]
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