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Actinella descendens (Wollaston, 1878) †

1050985  (

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
fossil only
Not documented
Type locality contained in Madeira  
type locality contained in Madeira [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Actinella descendens (Wollaston, 1878) †. Accessed at: on 2021-01-23
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original description  (of Helix actinophora descendens Wollaston, 1878) Wollaston, T.V. (1878). Testacea Atlantica or the land and freshwater shells of the Azores, Madeiras, Salvages, Canaries, Cape Verdes, and Saint Helena. i-xi, [1], 1-588, 1-16. London. (Reeve)., available online at
page(s): 147 [details]   

taxonomy source Teixeira, D., Pokryszko, B., Cameron, R., Silva, I. & Groh, K. (2019). Taxonomic revision of the late-Pleistocene/Holocene land-mollusc fauna (Gastropoda: Eupulmonata) of the Desertas Islands, Madeiran Archipelago, with the description of 6 new species and 2 new subspecies. <em>Archiv für Molluskenkunde.</em> 148(2): 137-159., available online at
page(s): 145 [details]   

basis of record Bank, R. A.; Neubert, E. (2017). Checklist of the land and freshwater Gastropoda of Europe. Last update: July 16th, 2017. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

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