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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cerithiopsidae 

Cerithiopsis arga Kay, 1979

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Cerithiopsis arga Kay, 1979


Primary Type: holotype Secondary Type: paratype [Fig 46 A, B] Kay, E.A. 1979. p.126-127
Bernice P. Bishop Museum 9745 holotype Kepuhi Point, Oahu, froma depth of 6.5 m
Australian Museum paratype
BMNH paratype
USNM paratype


depth: benthic [ in depths of 60 m (Kay 1979) ]
Original Epithet:  arga
habitat: coral reef [ in sediments on reef flats (Kay 1979) ]
Original Text Name:  Cerithiopsis arga
Original Genus:  Cerithiopsis


 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.126-127 [ Fig 46 A, B ]  Type SpecAv


                        Cerithiopsidae H. & A. Adams, 1853
                          Cerithiopsis Forbes & Hanley, 1853
                            Cerithiopsis arga Kay, 1979
                              Cerithiopsis arga Kay, 1979


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=34306) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.