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Pterynotus (Pterochelus) westralis Ponder & Wilson, 1973

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Pterochelus westralis Ponder & Wilson, 1973


Primary Type: holotype Secondary Type: paratype [original reference seen] Ponder, W.P. & Wilson, B.R. 1973. p.396, pl. 39, figs. 2-3, text figs. 1-2
WAM 438-72 holotype 146 m, NW of Rottnest Island, Western Australia, fine calcareous sand substrate


 Wilson, B. 1994. p.36 Type SpecAv


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Muricinae Rafinesque, 1815
                            Pterochelus Jousseaume, 1880
                              Pterochelus westralis Ponder & Wilson, 1973
                                Pterynotus (Pterochelus) westralis Ponder & Wilson, 1973


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11076) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.