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Pachychilidae P. Fischer & Crosse, 1892

411651  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:411651)

Pachychilus I. Lea & H. C. Lea, 1851 (type by absolute tautonymy)


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  1. Genus Faunus Montfort, 1810
  2. Subfamily Fauninae Cossmann, 1909 accepted as Pachychilidae P. Fischer & Crosse, 1892
  3. Genus Faunopsis Gill, 1863 accepted as Faunus Montfort, 1810
  4. Genus Melanatria Bowdich, 1822 accepted as Faunus Montfort, 1810 (invalid: unnecessary replacement name for "Pyrene Lamarck" [= Pirena Lamarck, 1822])
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
MolluscaBase eds. (2023). MolluscaBase. Pachychilidae P. Fischer & Crosse, 1892. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=411651 on 2023-12-11
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2010-11-19 17:27:40Z
2019-04-30 22:59:59Z

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original description  (of Potadomatidae Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927) Pilsbry, H. A. & Bequaert, J. C. (1927). The aquatic mollusks of the Belgian Congo: with a geographical and ecological account of Congo malacology. <em>Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History.</em> 53: 69-602., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2246/975 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Brotiinae Golikov & Starobogatov, 1987) Golikov, A. N.; Starobogatov, Ya. I. (1987). Sistema otriada Cerithiiformes i ego polozhenie v podklasse Pectinibranchia [Systematics of the order Cerithiiformes and its position within the subclass Pectinibranchia]. <em>Vsesoiuznoe soveshchanie po izucheniiu molliuskov [Leningrad: Nauka Publishers].</em> 8: 23−28. [in Russian].
page(s): 25 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Melanatriidae Thiele, 1921) Thiele, J. (1921). Zur Systematik der Mollusken. <em>Archiv für Molluskenkunde.</em> 53(3): 140–163., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35617635
page(s): 142 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Bouchet, P. & Rocroi, J.-P. (2005). Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. <em>Malacologia.</em> 47 (1-2): 1-397. [20 July]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25127200 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Neiber M. T. & Glaubrecht M. (2019). Pachychilidae Fischer and Crosse, 1892. Pp. 62-67, in: C. Lydeard & C.S. Cummings (eds), Freshwater mollusks of the world. A distribution atlas. 242 pp. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.  [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality