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Metaxia metaxa

(Chiaje, S. delle, 1828) Shell size 2.2 - 11 mm W Mediterranean - Canaries ; N Carolina - Florida Keys, USA
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderCAENOGASTROPODA (UNASSIGNED)
SuperFamilyTRIPHOROIDEA
FamilyTRIPHORIDAE METAXIINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Mem. stor. not. animali senza Vertebre.Vol. 3, p 222; Pl. 48/29-31
Marine Molluscs of Madeirap 90-91; Pl. 11/8-8a
Malacological Fauna from the Cape Verde Archipelagop 104; 331/464-5
West African Seashellsp 135
Microconchas de la Bahía de San Sebastiánp 7/2
Atlas Malacològic del Delta de l'Ebrep 66/Pl. 177
Lav. Soc. Ital. Malac.Vol. 21, p 15; fig 14-18 (des neotype)
Synonyms
Metaxia abrupta Watson, R.B., 1880 : Louisiana, USA - Panama; Azores
Malacological Fauna from the Cape Verde Archipelagop 104
European Seashells Volume 1p 289/26
Metaxia rugulosa exilissima (var.) Monterosato, T.A. de M. di, 1884
Nom. Gen. Spec. Conch. Med.p 125
Cerithiopsis excavata Locard, E.A.A., 1897
Exp. Sci. Travailleur et TalismanVol. 1, p 383; Pl. 21/17-19
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Marine Molluscs of Madeira
2 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
3 Femorale
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