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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Voluta amphora Lightfoot, 1786

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Melo amphora (Lightfoot, 1786)


Primary Type: Type Lightfoot, J. 1786. p.30, no. 708
syntype China (in error)


 Martini, F.H.W. 1777. pl. 74, fig. 780 Illustration of type specimen
 Rehder, H.A. 1967. p.9 [ As Cymbium (Melo) amphora (Lightfoot). Type figure limited. ]  Subsequent type designation
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.72 [ Type locality restricted to Shark Bay, Western Australia. ]  Type locality


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Melo Broderip in Sowerby, 1826
                              Melo amphora (Lightfoot, 1786)
                                Voluta amphora Lightfoot, 1786


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12408) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.