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Gyroscala coronata (Lamarck, 1816)

216106  (

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Note unknown [= False Bay; designated by Kilburn, 1985]  
Type locality unknown [= False Bay; designated by Kilburn, 1985] [details]
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original description  (of Epitonium africanum Bartsch, 1915) Bartsch P. (1915). Report on the Turton Collection of South African marine mollusks, with additional notes on other South African shells contained in the United States National Museum. <i>Bulletin. United States National Museum</i>, 91: xii + 305 pp., 54 plates., available online at
page(s): 62, pl.9, fig. 2 [details]   

original description  (of Scala coronata Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck [J.B.P.A. de M. de]. (1816). <i>Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature, Mollusques et polypes divers</i>. Part 23 [Livraison 84, 14 December 1816], Tome 3, pp. 1-16, pls. 391-431, 431 bis, 431 bis*, 432-488, Paris: Vve Agasse. , available online at
page(s): 11, pi. 451, fig. 5; [details]   

basis of record Kilburn R.N. (1985). The family Epitoniidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in southern Africa and Mozambique. <em>Annals of the Natal Museum.</em> 27(1): 239-337., available online at
page(s): 261 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Steyn, D.G. & Lussi, M. (1998) Marine Shells of South Africa. An Illustrated Collector's Guide to Beached Shells. Ekogilde Publishers, Hartebeespoort, South Africa, ii + 264 pp.
page(s): 80 [details]   
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Type locality unknown [= False Bay; designated by Kilburn, 1985] [details]

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