Microgaza

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Microgaza is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Solariellidae.[1]

Description

The flattened shell is rotelliform, resembling a species from the genus Gaza without the reflected lip or umbilical callus. The shell is brilliantly nacreous when fresh. It has a distinctly scalariform umbilicus.[2]

Species

Species within the genus Microgaza include:

Species brought into synonymy
  • Microgaza alabida (Marshall, 1979) accepted as Archiminolia alabida (B. A. Marshall, 1979)
  • Microgaza corona Lee Y.C. & Wu W.L., 2001:[4] synonym of Elaphriella corona (Y.-C. Lee & W.-L. Wu, 2001) (original combination)
  • Microgaza dawsoni (Marshall, 1979) accepted as Archiminolia dawsoni (B. A. Marshall, 1979)
  • Microgaza fulgens Dall, 1907:[5] synonym of Ilanga fulgens (Dall, 1907)
  • Microgaza gotoi Poppe, Tagaro & Dekker, 2006:[6] synonym of Ilanga gotoi (Poppe, Tagaro & Dekker, 2006)
  • Microgaza hurleyi (Marshall, 1979) accepted as Archiminolia hurleyi (B. A. Marshall, 1979)
  • Microgaza inornata Quinn, 1979: synonym of Microgaza rotella inornata Quinn, 1979
  • Microgaza iridescens (Habe, 1968):[7] synonym of Archiminolia iridescens (Habe, 1961)
  • Microgaza katoi (Kuroda & Habe, 1961): synonym of Archiminolia katoi (Kuroda & Habe, 1961)
  • Microgaza konos Vilvens, 2009:[8] synonym of Ilanga konos (Vilvens, 2009) (original combination)
  • Microgaza navakaensis Ladd, 1982: synonym of Ilanga navakaensis (Ladd, 1982) (original combination)
  • Microgaza norfolkensis Marshall, 1999;[9] synonym of Ilanga norfolkensis (B. A. Marshall, 1999)
  • Microgaza opalina (Shikama & Hayashi, 1977): synonym of Elaphriella opalina (Shikama & Hayashi, 1977) (original combination)
  • Microgaza ziczac Kuroda & Habe, 1971: synonym of Archiminolia ziczac (Kuroda & Habe, 1971)

References

  1. ^ Microgaza. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 6 December 2012.
  2. ^ Tryon (1889), Manual of Conchology XI, Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia
  3. ^ Kiel S. (2003) New taxonomic data for the gastropod fauna of the Umzamba Formation (Santonian–Campanian, South Africa); Cretaceous Research 24 (2003) 449–475
  4. ^ Microgaza corona Lee Y.C. & Wu W.L., 2001. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 22 April 2010.
  5. ^ Microgaza fulgens Dall, 1907. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 22 April 2010.
  6. ^ Microgaza gotoi Poppe, Tagaro & Dekker, 2006. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 22 April 2010.
  7. ^ Microgaza iridescens (Habe, 1968). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 22 April 2010.
  8. ^ Microgaza konos Vilvens, 2009. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 22 April 2010.
  9. ^ Microgaza norfolkensis Marshall, 1999. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 22 April 2010.
  • Williams S.T., Karube S. & Ozawa T. (2008) Molecular systematics of Vetigastropoda: Trochidae, Turbinidae and Trochoidea redefined. Zoologica Scripta 37: 483–506

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