Nassarius livescens

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Nassarius livescens
Nassarius livescens 01.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Nassariidae
Subfamily: Nassariinae
Genus: Nassarius
Species: N. livescens
Binomial name
Nassarius livescens
(Philippi, 1848)
Synonyms[1]
  • Buccinum livescens Philippi, 1848
  • Nassa (Niotha) kieneri Deshayes, 1863
  • Nassa (Niotha) livescens (Philippi, 1849)
  • Nassa deshayesii Rousseau, 1854
  • Nassa gracilis Pease, 1871
  • Nassa keenii Marrat, 1877
  • Nassa livescens (Philippi, 1848)
  • Nassa lyraeformis Marrat, 1880
  • Nassa margaritifera Reeve, 1853
  • Nassa marginulata Reeve, 1853
  • Nassa oblonga Marrat, 1877
  • Nassa provulgata Fischer, 1891
  • Nassa secluza Fisher, 1891
  • Nassa sordida A. Adams, 1852
  • Nassarius (Niotha) fulleri MacNeil, 1960
  • Nassarius (Niotha) kieneri (Deshayes, 1863)
  • Nassarius (Niotha) livescens (Philippi, 1849)
  • Nassarius (Niotha) secluzus (Fischer, 1891)
  • Nassarius (Plicarcularia) sordidus (A. Adams, 1852)
  • Nassarius kieneri (Deshayes, 1863)
  • Niotha livescens (Philippi, 1849)

Nassarius livescens is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Nassariidae, the Nassa mud snails or dog whelks.[1]

Description[edit]

The length of the shell varies between 16 mm and 30 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This species occurs in the Indian Ocean off Madagascar and the Mascarene Basin; in the Pacific Ocean off Japan and Indonesia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nassarius livescens (Philippi, 1848).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 26 October 2012.
  • Dautzenberg, Ph. (1929). Contribution à l'étude de la faune de Madagascar: Mollusca marina testacea. Faune des colonies françaises, III(fasc. 4). Société d'Editions géographiques, maritimes et coloniales: Paris. 321-636, plates IV-VII pp.
  • Cernohorsky W. O. (1984). Systematics of the family Nassariidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Bulletin of the Auckland Institute and Museum 14: 1-356

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