Gaza superba

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Gaza superba


Taxonavigation: Trochoidea

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Gastropoda
Subclassis: Vetigastropoda
Ordo: Trochida
Superfamilia: Trochoidea

Familia: Margaritidae
Genus: Gaza
Species: Gaza superba


Gaza superba (Dall, 1881)

Type locality: America (off Montserrat, Caribbean.)

  • Lectotype MCZ 7541
  • Paralectotypes USNM 94992


  • Callogaza superba Dall, 1881
  • Gaza (Callogaza) superba Thiele, 1929
  • Gaza watsoni Rios, 1985


  • Abbott, R.T. 1954: American Seashells. D. Van Nostrand Company Inc. New York. xiv + 541 p.
  • Abbott, R.T. 1983: Compendium of Seashells, pg.40.
  • Abbott, R.T. & Dance, S.P. 1983: Compendium of Seashells, pg.40.
  • Clench, W.J. & Abbott, R.T. 1943: The genera Gaza and Livona in the Western Atlantic. Johnsonia 12: 1–12.
  • Clench, W.J. & Aguayo, C.G. 1940} Notes and descriptions of new deep-water Mollusca obtained by the Harvard-Habana Expedition off Cuba. III. Memorias de la Sociedad Cubana de Historia Natural "Felipe Poey," 14: 77–94, pls. 14–16.
  • Dall, W.H. 1881: Reports on the results of dredging, under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico, and in the Caribbean Sea, 1877–79, by the United States Coast Survey Steamer ‘Blake.’ Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 9: 33–144.
  • Dall, W.H. 1889: Reports on the results of dredgings, under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico (1877–78) and in the Caribbean Sea (1879–80), by the U. S. Coast Survey Steamer 'Blake,'. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 18: 1–492, pls. 10–40.
  • Hickman, C.S. & McLean, J.H. 1990: Systematic revision and suprageneric classification of trochacean gastropods. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Science Series 35: i–vi, 1–169.
  • Quinn, James F. Jr. 1979: Biological results of the University Deep Sea Expeditions130. The systematics and zoogeography of the gastropod Family Trochidae Collected in the straits of Florida and its approaches. Malacología 19(1): 1–62.
  • Quinn, James F. Jr. 1991: New species of Gaza, Mirachelus, Calliotropis, and Echinogurges (Gastropoda:Trochidae) from the northwestern Atlantic Ocean. Nautilus 105: 166–172.
  • Rios, E.C. 1985: Seashells of Brazil, Fundação Cidade do Rio Grande, Rio Grande, 328 pp, 102 pls.
  • Rios, E.C. 1994: Seashells of Brazil, second edition, Fundação Universidade do Rio Grande, Rio Grande, 368 pp, 113 pls.
  • Rosenberg, G., F. Moretzsohn & E.F. García 2009: Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579–699 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.
  • Simone, L.R.L. & C.M. Cunha. 2006: Revision of genera Gaza and Callogaza (Vetigastropoda, Trochidae), with description of a new Brazilian species. Zootaxa 1318: 1–40.
  • Thiele, J. 1929–1935: Handbuch der systematischen Weichtierkunde, Translation by Bieler, R & Mikkelsen, P. 1992, Smithsonian Institution Libraries, The National Science Foundation, Washington D.C., 625 pp.
  • Turgeon, D.D. et al. 1998: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates of the United States and Canada. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26
  • Watson, B.A. 1879: III Trochidae, viz. the genera Seguenzia, Basilissa, Gaza and Bembix. Journal of the Linnean Society, Zoology 14: 586–605.

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English: Superb Gaza
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