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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Voluta georginae Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Melo georginae (Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834)


Primary Type: holotype [(Gray's manuscript)] Griffith, E. & Pidgeon, E. 1834. p.601, pl. 34
BMNH 1952.8.1.1 holotype Swan River (western Australia) (in error; subsequently restricted by Broderip[I] in[/I] Sowerby (1848) to Moreton Bay, south Queensland, Australia


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


 Broderip, W.J. 1848. p.415 [ As Melo mucronatus Broderip in Sowerby, 1848. Type locality restricted. ]  Type locality


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12423) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.