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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Conus nigropunctatus Sowerby II, 1858

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Conus catus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792


Primary Type: lectotype [] Sowerby, G.B. 1857-1858. p.38, no. 332, pl. 15, fig. 342
lectotype Eilat, Gulf of Aquba, Red Sea


Original Epithet:  nigropunctatus
Original Text Name:  Conus nigropunctatus
Original Genus:  Conus
Status of Name: Used as Valid Name       Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.31 


 Sowerby, G.B. 1857-1858. pl. 15, fig. 342 Illustration of type specimen
 Wils, E. 1986. p.184, figs. 61-66 Subsequent type designation
 Wils, E. 1986. p.184 Type information


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Conus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Conus catus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
                              Conus nigropunctatus Sowerby II, 1858


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=45803) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.