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Voluta conus Gmelin, 1791

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Pterygia conus (Gmelin, 1791)


Primary Type: lectotype [] Gmelin, J.F. 1791. p.3449
(illustration) lectotype Masbate Island, Philippines (by subsequent designation by Cernohorsky, 1991)


Original Epithet:  conus
Original Text Name:  Voluta conus Gmelin, 1791
Original Genus:  Voluta


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1991. p.146 [ The type of Voluta conus Gmelin is lost, and Cernohorsky (1991) designated figs. 1415 and 1416 on pl. 150 in Chemnitz (1788) as the illustrated lectotype. ]  Type information


                            Pterygia Röding, 1798
                              Pterygia conus (Gmelin, 1791)
                                Voluta conus Gmelin, 1791


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13192) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.