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Melania decursa Conrad, 1871 †

1262557  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1262557)

 unaccepted (junior synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
fossil only
Conrad, T.A. (1871). Descriptions of new Tertiary fossils, with notes on two genera of Lamellibranchiata <em>American Journal of Conchology</em>. 6: 199-201, available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15854022
page(s): 200, pl. 13, fig. 5 [details]   
Note Originally wrongly indicated as "Colorado"....  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Originally wrongly indicated as "Colorado". According to Taylor (1966), the actual locality is at Castle Creek, Owyhee County, Idaho, United States; Glenns Ferry Formation, Pliocene [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Melania decursa Conrad, 1871 †. Accessed at: http://www.molluscabase.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1262557 on 2020-07-16
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original description Conrad, T.A. (1871). Descriptions of new Tertiary fossils, with notes on two genera of Lamellibranchiata <em>American Journal of Conchology</em>. 6: 199-201, available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15854022
page(s): 200, pl. 13, fig. 5 [details]   

basis of record Henderson, J. (1935). Fossil non-marine Mollusca of North America <em>Geological Society of America Special Papers</em>. 3: 1-313
page(s): 208 [details]   

additional source Yen, T.-C. (1944). Notes on Fresh-Water Mollusks of Idaho Formation at Hammett, Idaho. <em>Journal of Paleontology.</em> 18(1): 101-108.
page(s): 106 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy Taylor D.W. (1966). Summary of North American Blancan nonmarine mollusks. <em>Malacologia.</em> 4(1): 1-172, pls 1−8., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13147234
page(s): 120 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Classification Combination with Goniobasis after Yen (1944: 106). [details]

Type locality Originally wrongly indicated as "Colorado". According to Taylor (1966), the actual locality is at Castle Creek, Owyhee County, Idaho, United States; Glenns Ferry Formation, Pliocene [details]

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