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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Rissoidae 

Merelina hewa Kay, 1979

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Merelina hewa Kay, 1979


Primary Type: holotype Secondary Type: paratype [Fig 28 C, D] Kay, E.A. 1979. p.81
Bernice P. Bishop Museum 9762 holotype Honokohau, Hawaii, in sediments at depth of 8 m (Aug 1973)
Australian Museum paratype
BMNH paratype
USNH paratype


depth: subtidal [ in coral communities at depths of from 6 to 20 m (Kay 1979) ]
habitat: coral reef [ (Kay 1979) ]
habitat: tide pools [ (Kay 1979) ]


  . p.81  Type SpecAv
  . p.81 Type locality


                            Merelina Iredale, 1915
                              Merelina hewa Kay, 1979
                                Merelina hewa Kay, 1979


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=34042) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.