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Voluta casta Gmelin, 1791

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Scabricola (Swainsonia) casta (Gmelin, 1791)


Primary Type: lectotype [] Gmelin, J.F. 1791. p.3453
(illustration) lectotype Amboina [= Ambon I.], Indonesia


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


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1991. p.130 [ The type of S. casta (Gmelin) is no longer extant and the specimen illustrated on pl. 20 in Martyn (1784) was designated by Cernohorsky (1991) as the illustrated lectotype. ]  Type information


                            Scabricola Swainson, 1840
                              Scabricola (Swainsonia) H. & A. Adams, 1853
                                Scabricola (Swainsonia) casta (Gmelin, 1791)
                                  Voluta casta Gmelin, 1791


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13237) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.