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Turritella opalina A. Adams & Reeve in Reeve, 1849

437239  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:437239)

 unaccepted (Original combination)
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Reeve, L. A. (1849). Monograph of the genus <i>Turritella</i>. In: <i>Conchologia Iconica, or, illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals</i>, vol. 5, pl. 1-11 and unpaginated text. L. Reeve & Co., London. [stated dates: pl. 1-8: May, 1849; 9-11: June 1849]. , available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8967277
page(s): Pl. 10, sp. 51 [details]   
Note 1 specimen, Holotype, NHMUK 1879.2.26.155,...  
Type material 1 specimen, Holotype, NHMUK 1879.2.26.155, Locality "China Seas" (Adams & Reeve); Locality "W. Africa" written on the wooden tabled from which the specimen is today detached. Measurements 29,3 mm x 10,3 mm.
The holotype is a young specimen and still rather small for the species. All characteristics of the species are however sufficiently developed. The type material of Locard's Mesalia flammifera and Mesalia flammifera var. simplex is of similar size, and conspecific with the holotype here discussed, as such confirming the synonymy. [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Turritella opalina A. Adams & Reeve in Reeve, 1849. Accessed at: http://www.molluscabase.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=437239 on 2021-05-09
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original description Reeve, L. A. (1849). Monograph of the genus <i>Turritella</i>. In: <i>Conchologia Iconica, or, illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals</i>, vol. 5, pl. 1-11 and unpaginated text. L. Reeve & Co., London. [stated dates: pl. 1-8: May, 1849; 9-11: June 1849]. , available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8967277
page(s): Pl. 10, sp. 51 [details]   

additional source Tryon, G. W. (1886). <i>Manual of conchology, structural and systematic, with illustrations of the species</i>, ser. 1, vol. 8: Naticidae, Calyptraeidae, Turritellidae, Vermetidae, Caecidae, Eulimidae, Turbonillidae, Pyramidellidae. pp 1-461, pls 1-79. Philadelphia, published by the author. [pp. 1-64, pls 1-27, Jan. 23, 1886; pp. 65-128, pls 28-37, May 3, 1886; pp. 129-192, pls 38-58, Jul. 28, 1886; pp. 193-461, pls 59-79, Nov. 24, 1886]. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/63144
page(s): p. 210, pl. 65, fig. 33 [details]   

additional source Adams, A. & Reeve, L. A. (1848-1850). <i>Mollusca</i>. In A. Adams (ed.), <i>The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Samarang, under the command of Captain Sir Edward Belcher, C.B., F.R.A.S., F.G.S., during the years 1843-1846</i>. Reeve & Benham, London, x + 87 pp., 24 pls. [Pt. I. Preface to Mollusca (iii–x, by Adams only), 1–24, pls. 1–9, 1 November 1848; Pt. II, 25–44, pls. 10–17, 1 May 1850; Pt. III, Preface and plate explanations (i-xv), 45–87, pls. 18–24, 1 September 1850.]. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39770936
page(s): 48 [details]   

additional source Petit, R. E. (2007) Lovell Augustus Reeve (1814-1865): malacological author and publisher. Zootaxa 1648:1-120., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2007f/zt01648p120.pdf
page(s): 97-98 [details]   
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Type material 1 specimen, Holotype, NHMUK 1879.2.26.155, Locality "China Seas" (Adams & Reeve); Locality "W. Africa" written on the wooden tabled from which the specimen is today detached. Measurements 29,3 mm x 10,3 mm.
The holotype is a young specimen and still rather small for the species. All characteristics of the species are however sufficiently developed. The type material of Locard's Mesalia flammifera and Mesalia flammifera var. simplex is of similar size, and conspecific with the holotype here discussed, as such confirming the synonymy. [details]

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