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Voluta clathrus Gmelin, 1791

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Neocancilla clathrus (Gmelin, 1791)


Primary Type: lectotype [] Gmelin, J.F. 1791.
(illustration) lectotype Arm (sic.) Is. [= Aru Islands], Moluccas, Indonesia (by subsequent designation by Cernohorsky, 1991)


Original Epithet:  clathrus
Original Text Name:  Voluta clathrus
Original Genus:  Voluta
Status of Name: Used as Valid Name 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1991. p.106 [ The type of N. clathrus (Gmelin) is no longer extant, and fig. 3 on pl. 27 in vol. 3 of Knorr (1768) was designated by Cernohorsky (1991) as the illustrated lectotype. ]  Type information


                            Neocancilla Cernohorsky, 1966
                              Neocancilla clathrus (Gmelin, 1791)
                                Voluta clathrus Gmelin, 1791


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13273) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.