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Altivasum clarksoni S. J. Maxwell & Dekkers, 2019

Labeled by Peter Clarkson as Altivasum flindersi from Cape Le Grand, Esperance, S.W. Australia

 

Altivasum species has been reviewed and has been divided into 4 species:

 

• A. clarksoni S. J. Maxwell & Dekkers, 2019

• A. flindersi Verco, 1914

• A. hedleyi S. J. Maxwell & Dekkers, 2019

• A. profundum Dekkers & S. J. Maxwell, 2018

 

Therefore, the correct identification should be A. clarksoni :)

 

Scientific classification

Superdomain: Neomura

Domain: Eukaryota

(unranked): Opisthokonta

(unranked) Holozoa

(unranked) Filozoa

Kingdom: Animalia

Subkingdom: Metazoa

Superphylum: Lophotrochozoa

Phylum: Mollusca

Class: Gastropoda

Subclass: Orthogastropoda

Order: Neogastropoda

Superfamily: Muricoidea

Family: Turbinellidae

Subfamily: Vasinae

Genus: Vasum

Subgenus: Altivasum

 

56,5mm

 

Cape Le Grand, Esperance, S.W. Australia

 

Revised Feb 4, 2020

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