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Solecurtus scopula (W. Turton, 1822)

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(of Psammobia scopula W. Turton, 1822) Turton, W. (1822). Conchylia insularum britannicarum. London: Nattali, and Leicester: Combe. xlvii + 280 pp., 20 pls., available online at
page(s): 98, pl. 6 fig. 10-11 [details]   
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Solecurtus scopula (W. Turton, 1822). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2024-05-21
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original description  (of Adasius loscombeus Leach, 1852) Leach, W. E. (1852). Molluscorum Britanniae Synopsis. A synopsis of the Mollusca of Great Britain arranged according to their natural affinities and anatomical structure. Van Voorst, London, viii + 376 pp. (edited posthumously by J. E. Gray). , available online at
page(s): 266 [details]   

original description  (of Psammobia scopula W. Turton, 1822) Turton, W. (1822). Conchylia insularum britannicarum. London: Nattali, and Leicester: Combe. xlvii + 280 pp., 20 pls., available online at
page(s): 98, pl. 6 fig. 10-11 [details]   

original description  (of Solecurtus albus Blainville, 1827) Defrance J.L.M. (1804-1845). [Mineralogie et Geologie] In: <i>Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles dans lequel on traite méthodiquement des diffrents êtres de la nature (par plusieurs professeurs du Jardin du Roi ..., F[rédéric] Cuvier, ed.)</i>. Paris. Vol. 1-2 [1804]. Vol. 3-4 [1806]. Suppl. 1 [1816]. Vol. 5-9 [1817]. Vol. 10-12 [1818]. Vol. 13-15 [1819]. Vol. 16-17 [1820]. Vol. 18-22 [1821]. Vol. 23-25 [1822]. Vol. 26-29 [1823]Vol. 30-33 [1824]. Vol. 34-38 [1825]. Vol. 39-44 [1826]. Vol. 45-51 [1827]. Vol. 52-53 [1828]. Vol. 54 [1829]. Vol. 55-57 [1828]. Vol. 58-59 [1829]. Vol. 60 [1830]. Vol. 61 [1845]. , available online at
page(s): vol. 49, p. 420 [details]   

original description  (of Solecurtus candidus var. oblonga Jeffreys, 1865) Jeffreys, J. G. (1862-1869). <i>British conchology</i>. Vol. 1: pp. cxiv + 341 [1862]. Vol. 2: pp. 479 [1864]. Vol. 3: pp. 394 [1865]. Vol. 4: pp. 487 [1867]. Vol. 5: pp. 259 [1869]. London, van Voorst. , available online at
page(s): 4 [details]   

original description  (of Solen albicans Nardo, 1847) Nardo, G.D. (1847). Sinonimia Moderna delle Specie Regisrate nell'Opera Intitolata: Descrizione de'Crostacei, de'Testacei e de'Pesci che Abitano le Lagune e Golfo Veneto Rappressentati in Figure, a Chiaro-scuro ed a Colori dall'Abate Stefano Chiereghini Ven. Clodiense. <em>Antonelli: Venezia.</em> [According to Carlo Froglia, the Prospetto and the Sinonimia were published simultaneously; the Sinonimia is here considered to have priority.]., available online at [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Solen gallicus Chenu, 1843) Chenu J.C. (1842-1854). Illustrations conchyliologiques, ou description et figures de toutes les coquilles connues, vivantes et fossiles. Paris. 85 parts in 4 volumes.
page(s): pl. 6 fig. 8 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Solen multistriatus Scacchi, 1835) Scacchi A. 1835. Notizie intorno alle conchiglie ed a' zoofiti fossili che si trovano nelle vicinanze di Gravina in Puglia. <i>Annali Civili del Regno delle Due Sicilie</i> 6: 75-84; 7: 5-18, 2 pl. [the date of vol. 6 often stated as 1834, but both issues stated as published later than 8th October 1835 by Cretella et al., 2005]
page(s): 76-77; pl. 1 fig. 1 [details]   

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 180-213., available online at [details]   

additional source Ardovini, R.; Cossignani, T. (2004). West African seashells (including Azores, Madeira and Canary Is.) = Conchiglie dell'Africa Occidentale (incluse Azzorre, Madeira e Canarie). English-Italian edition. L'Informatore Piceno: Ancona, Italy. ISBN 88-86070-11-X. 319 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Huber, M. (2010). <i>Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world's marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research</i>. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

identification resource Cosel, R. von; Gofas, S. (2019). <i>Marine bivalves of tropical West Africa: from Rio de Oro to southern Angola</i>. Publications Scientifiques du Muséum, Paris, IRD Éditions, Marseille (Faune et Flore tropicales, volume 48): 1-1104.
page(s): 712-713 [details]   
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