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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Voluta miltonis Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Melo miltonis (Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834)


Primary Type: holotype [Gray MS] Griffith, E. & Pidgeon, E. 1834. p.601, pl. 29
BMNH 1952.5.13.2 holotype New Holland (Western Australia)


Original Epithet:  miltonis
Original Text Name:  Voluta miltonis, Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834
Original Genus:  Voluta


 Gray, J. E. 1855. p.55 [ As Cymbium miltonis. Type locality restricted to Swan River. ]  Type locality


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Melo Broderip in Sowerby, 1826
                              Melo miltonis (Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834)
                                Voluta miltonis Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12417) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.