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Afropunctum seminium (Morelet, 1873)

1058656  (

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Type locality contained in Gabon  
type locality contained in Gabon [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Afropunctum seminium (Morelet, 1873). Accessed at: on 2020-05-27
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original description  (of Helix zanguebarica Craven, 1880) Craven, A.E. (1880). On a collection of land and freshwater shells made during a short expedition to the Usambara Country in eastern Africa, with descriptions of seven new species. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1880: 216–219.</em>
page(s): 217 [details]   

original description  (of Thapsiella connollyi Preston, 1912) Preston, H.B. (1912). Additions to the land-molluscan fauna of Rhodesia. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (8) 9 (49): 69-72. London. [1 January].
page(s): 70, fig. 3. [details]   

additional source Bruggen, A.C. van. (2008). New studies on the land molluscs of Malawi, a second interim progress report. Prolegomena for a new checklist. <em>Basteria 74(4–6): 353–368.</em>
page(s): 366 [details]   

additional source De Winter, A.J. & Bruggen, A.C. van. (1992). Systematic position and distribution of the African land snails Afropunctum seminium (Morelet) and ‘Guppua' rumrutiensis (Preston) (Mollusca, Gastropoda Pulmonata: Euconulidae), with the description of two new taxa. <em>Proceedings of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Series C, 95(4): 515–533.</em>
page(s): 518 [details]   

additional source Rowson, B. (2007). Land molluscs of Zanzibar Island (Unguja), Tanzania, including a new species of Gulella (Pulmonata: Streptaxidae). <em>Journal of Conchology 39: 425–466.</em>
page(s): 445 [details]   

new combination reference Verdcourt, B. (1981). The identity of Helix seminium Morelet (Pulmonata: Endodontide). <em>Journal of Conchology 30: 325–327.</em>  [details]   
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