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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Triphoridae 

Metaxia brunnicephala Kay, 1979

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Metaxia brunnicephala Kay, 1979


Primary Type: holotype Secondary Type: paratype [Fig 48 E, F, K] Kay, E.A. 1979. p.132
Bernice P. Bishop Museum 9782 holotype Poipu Beach, Kauai, in beach drift
USNM paratype

Common Name

Arare-kiri-ore-modoki G1765 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G1765]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


depth: continental shelf [ in sediments to depths of 30 m (Kay 1979) ]
Original Epithet:  brunnicephala
Original Text Name:  Metaxia brunnicephala
Original Genus:  Metaxia


 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.132 [ Fig 48 E, F, K ]  Type SpecAv
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.132 Type locality


                        Triphoridae Gray, 1847
                          Metaxiinae Marshall, 1977
                            Metaxia Monterosato, 1884
                              Metaxia brunnicephala Kay, 1979
                                Metaxia brunnicephala Kay, 1979


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=34319) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.