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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Voluta ducalis Lamarck, 1811

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Melo umbilicatus (Broderip, 1826)


Primary Type: None Secondary Type: P [ species dubia] Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de Monet 1811. p.57, 58
holotype l'Océan Indien (in error).


 Chemnitz, J.H. 1788. pl. 148, figs. 1385-1387  Illustration of type specimen
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.75 [ Type figures based (with a question mark) on Chemnitz, 1788 which represent Voluta cymbiola Gmelin, 1791. Lamarck's holotype was a small specimen, 70 mm in length, too juvenile for positive identification. ]  Type SpecAv


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Melo Broderip in Sowerby, 1826
                              Melo umbilicatus (Broderip, 1826)
                                Voluta ducalis Lamarck, 1811


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12420) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.