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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Rissoidae 

Pyramidella ambigua Gould, 1849

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Rissoina (Rissoina) ambigua (Gould, 1849)


Primary Type: holotype Secondary Type: paratype [] Gould, A. A. 1849. p.118, pl. 15, fig. 261a-c
USNM holotype presumed lost Clermont Tonnere Island, Réao, Tuamotu Is.


depth: subtidal [ less common at depths of 3 to 13 m (Kay 1979) ]
Original Epithet:  ambigua
habitat: coral reef [ (Kay 1979) ]
habitat: tide pools [ (Kay 1979) ]
Original Text Name:  Pyramidella ambigua
Original Genus:  Pyramidella


  . p.84 [ Fig 29 A ]  General reference


                            Rissoina d'Orbigny, 1840
                              Rissoina (Rissoina) d'Orbigny, 1840
                                Rissoina (Rissoina) ambigua (Gould, 1849)
                                  Pyramidella ambigua Gould, 1849


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=34074) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.