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Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Ovulidae 

Ovulum formicarium Sowerby, 1828

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy


Senior name:

Simnialena formicaria (Sowerby, 1828)

Types

Primary Type: lectotype [] Sowerby, G.B. 1828. p.157
BMNH lectotype "Eastern Seas" restricted to Bilatan Island, Philippines (0500'N, 12000'E)

Keywords

Original Epithet:  formicarium
Original Text Name:  Ovulum formicarium Sowerby, 1828
Original Genus:  Ovulum
Type: Subsequent type designation       Cate, C.N. 1973. p.76 

References

 Cate, C.N. 1973. p.76 Type locality

Classification

  Animalia
    Mollusca
      Conchifera
        Visceroconcha
          Gastropoda
            Orthogastropoda
              Caenogastropoda
                Sorbeoconcha
                  Hypsogastropoda
                    Littorinimorpha
                      Cypraeoidea
                        Ovulidae Fleming, 1828
                          Simnialena Cate, 1973
                            Simnialena formicaria (Sowerby, 1828)
                              Ovulum formicarium Sowerby, 1828

Metadata

Taxon name record (intBiotaID=38448) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.