Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order [unassigned] Caenogastropoda > Superfamily Eulimoidea > Family Eulimidae > Genus Melanella

Melanella alba (da Costa, 1778)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MelanellaBowdich, 1822accepted genus name

Literature

basis of record

Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213

additional source

Warén A. (1984) A generic revision of the family Eulimidae (Gastropoda, Prosobranchia). Journal of Molluscan Studies suppl. 13: 1-96.

additional source

Backeljau, T. (1986). Lijst van de recente mariene mollusken van België [List of the recent marine molluscs of Belgium]. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Brussels, Belgium. 106 pp.

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Taxonomy

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External Links

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Citation

Gofas, S. (2011). Melanella alba (da Costa, 1778). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:139832

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Occurrence

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Environment


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2004-12-21 by Serge Gofas

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