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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Nassariidae 

Nassa (Hima) townsendi Melvill, 1897

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Nassarius (Zeuxis) frederici (Melvill & Standen, 1901)


Primary Type: lectotype Secondary Type: null [] Melvill, J.C. 1897. p.4, pl. 6, fig. 1
BMNH ((British Museum) Natural History, London) 1897.7.30.116-7 lectotype Mecran coast, Persian Gulf


Original Epithet:  townsendi
Original Text Name:  Nassa (Hima) townsendi Melvill, 1897
Original Genus:  Nassa (Hima)
Status of Name: Primary Homonym       Cernohorsky, W. O. 1984.  
Type: Subsequent type designation       Cernohorsky, W. O. 1984. p.154, pl. 31, fig. 6 


                        Nassariidae Iredale, 1916
                          Nassarius Dumeril, 1806
                            Nassarius (Zeuxis) H. & A. Adams, 1853
                              Nassarius (Zeuxis) frederici (Melvill & Standen, 1901)
                                Nassa (Hima) townsendi Melvill, 1897


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=44446) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.