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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Voluta pica Dillwyn, 1817

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Mitra (Strigatella) pica (Dillwyn, 1817)


Primary Type: lectotype [] Dillwyn, L.W. 1817. p.534
(illustration) lectotype San Fernando, Luzon, Philippine Islands (by subsequent designation by Cernohorsky, 1976)


Original Epithet:  pica
Original Text Name:  Voluta pica Dillwyn, 1817
Original Genus:  Voluta


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.480 [ The Caribbean locality given by Chemnitz and Dillwyn is erroneous, and Cernohorsky (1976) designated San Fernando, Luzon, Philippine Islands as the type locality of Voluta pica Dillwyn (specimens in USNM). ]  Type locality
 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.480 [ The type-specimen of Voluta pica Dillwyn is no longer extant, and Cernohorsky (1976) designated the immature specimen illustrated by Chemnitz, 1795 (pl. 178, figs. 1721, 1722) as the lectotype of Voluta pica Dillwyn. ]  Type information


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Strigatella) Swainson, 1840
                                Mitra (Strigatella) pica (Dillwyn, 1817)
                                  Voluta pica Dillwyn, 1817


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=45690) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.