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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Voluta cithara Lightfoot, 1786

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Melo amphora (Lightfoot, 1786)


Primary Type: holotype Secondary Type: paratype [not Voluta cithara Lamarck, 1803 = Athleta ( Neoathleta) citharoedus Holten, 1802: a fossil species in Volutidae.] Lightfoot, J. 1786. p.96, no. 2122
holotype Japan (in error)


 Seba, A. 1758. pl. 65, figs 1-2 Illustration of type specimen


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12411) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.