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Gastropoda unnamed Cerithiidae 

Brittium leucocephalum Watson, 1886

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Argyropeza leucocephala (Watson, 1886)


Primary Type: holotype Secondary Type: null [] Watson, R.B. 1886. p.558, pl.38, fig.7
BM(NH) 1887.2.9.1749 holotype reefs off Honolulu, Hawaii


depth: continental slope [ common at depths of 200 to 250 m (Kay 1979) ]
Original Epithet:  leucocephalum
Original Text Name:  Brittium leucocephalum
Original Genus:  Brittium
Status of Name: Synonym       Houbrick, R.S. 1980. p.20 


 Houbrick, R.S. 1980. p.20 [ ]  Type locality
 Houbrick, R.S. 1980. p.20 [ ]  Type information
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.114-115 [ Fig 44 C ]  General reference


                        Bittiinae Cossmann, 1906
                          Argyropeza Melvill & Standen, 1901
                            Argyropeza leucocephala (Watson, 1886)
                              Brittium leucocephalum Watson, 1886


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=34236) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.