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Melongena melongena (Linnaeus, 1758)

420062  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:420062)

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(of Murex melongena 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] 
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Melongena melongena (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=420062 on 2024-04-24
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original description  (of Murex melongena 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 Melongena melongena f. dilatata Bruggeman-Nannenga & Hummelinck, 1986) Bruggeman-Nannenga, M. A. & Hummelinck, P. W. (1986). Notes on the Caribbean crown conch <i>Melongena melongena</i>. <em>Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands: no. 212.</em> 68(1): 148-190., available online at http://www.repository.naturalis.nl/document/549841
page(s): 157, figs 17, 21f [details]   

original description  (of Melongena melongena f. nana Bruggeman-Nannenga & Hummelinck, 1986) Bruggeman-Nannenga, M. A. & Hummelinck, P. W. (1986). Notes on the Caribbean crown conch <i>Melongena melongena</i>. <em>Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands: no. 212.</em> 68(1): 148-190., available online at http://www.repository.naturalis.nl/document/549841
page(s): 160, figs 18a-b, 19a-b, 20a-d, f-g, 21b [details]   

original description  (of Melongena melongena f. salinarum Bruggeman-Nannenga & Hummelinck, 1986) Bruggeman-Nannenga, M. A. & Hummelinck, P. W. (1986). Notes on the Caribbean crown conch <i>Melongena melongena</i>. <em>Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands: no. 212.</em> 68(1): 148-190., available online at http://www.repository.naturalis.nl/document/549841
page(s): 158, figs 18c-d, 19c-e, 21c [details]   

original description  (of Melongena fasciata Schumacher, 1817) Schumacher, C. F. (1817). Essai d'un nouveau système des habitations des vers testacés. <em>Schultz, Copenghagen.</em> iv + 288 pp., 22 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81329
page(s): 212 [details]   

basis of record Rosenberg, G.; Moretzsohn, F.; García, E. F. (2009). Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579–699 <i>in:</i> Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Verrill, A. H. (1947). Additions to the Mollusca of Lake Worth, Florida. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 61(2): 47-48., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8284747
page(s): 48 [details]   

additional source Gabb, W. M. (1873). On the topography and geology of Santo Domingo. <em>Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, new series.</em> 15: 49-259, 2 maps., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/46059253
page(s): 205 [details]   
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

LanguageName 
English West Indian crown conch  [details]
German Westindische KronenschneckeWestindische Krone  [details]