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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 dawsoni (Marshall, 1979) accepted as Archiminolia dawsoni (B. A. Marshall, 1979)
  • 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 norfolkensis Marshall, 1999;[8] synonym of Ilanga norfolkensis (B. A. Marshall, 1999)
  • 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. ^ Microgaza corona Lee Y.C. & Wu W.L., 2001. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 22 April 2010.
  4. ^ Microgaza fulgens Dall, 1907. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 22 April 2010.
  5. ^ Microgaza konos Vilvens, 2009. 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 norfolkensis Marshall, 1999. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 22 April 2010.
  • W.H. Dall (1881), Preliminary Report of dredgings by USS Blake; Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College v. 9 pp. 1–144
  • 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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