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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Voluta melo Lightfoot, 1786

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Melo melo (Lightfoot, 1786)


Primary Type: holotype Secondary Type: paratype Lightfoot, J. 1786. p.41, no. 969
holotype Singapore, Malaysia


 Martini, F.H.W. 1777. pl. 72, figs. 772-773  Illustration of type specimen
 Rehder, H.A. 1967. p.10 [ as Cymbium (Melo) melo ]  Subsequent type designation
 Weaver, C.S. 1964. p.6 [ Type locality restricted ]  Type locality


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Melo Broderip in Sowerby, 1826
                              Melo melo (Lightfoot, 1786)
                                Voluta melo Lightfoot, 1786


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=37937) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.