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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Voluta abbatis Dillwyn, 1817

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Mitra (Nebularia) contracta Swainson, 1820


Primary Type: lectotype [non Mitra abbatis Perry, 1811] Dillwyn, L.W. 1817. p.557
ZMUC lectotype "East Indian seas"


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


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.394 [ The specimen figured by Chemnitz, 1795 in figures 1709, 1710, is in ZMUC; it is designated by Cernohorsky (1976: p.394) as the lectotype of Voluta abbatis Dillwyn. ]  Type information


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Nebularia) Swainson, 1840
                                Mitra (Nebularia) contracta Swainson, 1820
                                  Voluta abbatis Dillwyn, 1817


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=47860) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.