Altivasum clarksoni S. J. Maxwell & Dekkers, 2019

Labeled by Peter Clarkson as Altivasum flindersi from Cape Le Grand, Esperance, S.W. Australia

Altivasum species has been reviewed and has been divided into 4 species:

• A. clarksoni S. J. Maxwell & Dekkers, 2019
• A. flindersi Verco, 1914
• A. hedleyi S. J. Maxwell & Dekkers, 2019
• A. profundum Dekkers & S. J. Maxwell, 2018

Therefore, the correct identification should be A. clarksoni 🙂

Scientific classification
Superdomain: Neomura
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): Opisthokonta
(unranked) Holozoa
(unranked) Filozoa
Kingdom: Animalia
Subkingdom: Metazoa
Superphylum: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Orthogastropoda
Order: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Turbinellidae
Subfamily: Vasinae
Genus: Vasum
Subgenus: Altivasum

56,5mm

Cape Le Grand, Esperance, S.W. Australia

Revised Feb 4, 2020

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