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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Voluta aethiopica Linnaeus, 1758

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Melo aethiopica (Linnaeus, 1758)


Primary Type: holotype Secondary Type: paratype [] Linnaeus, C. 1758. p.735, no. 373
holotype Indonesia


 Gualtieri, N. 1742. pl. 29, fig. 1 Illustration of type specimen
 Hanley, S. 1855.  Subsequent type designation


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Melo Broderip in Sowerby, 1826
                              Melo aethiopica (Linnaeus, 1758)
                                Voluta aethiopica Linnaeus, 1758


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=37933) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.