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Murex mulus Dillwyn, 1817

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Distorsio reticularis (Linnaeus, 1758)


Primary Type: lectotype [refers (among others) to Martini & Chemnitz, pl. 41, figs. 405, 406.] Dillwyn, L.W. 1817. p. 704
National Museum of Wales, Cardiff NMW.1928.82.15 lectotype unknown


Original Epithet:  mulus
Nomenclatural Action: New Taxon       Dillwyn, L.W. 1817.  
Original Text Name:  Murex mulus
Original Genus:  Murex
Status of Name: Synonym       Kronenberg, G. & Berkhout, J. 1994.  


 Kronenberg, G. & Berkhout, J. 1994.  Synonomy


                          Distorsio Röding, 1798
                            Distorsio reticularis (Linnaeus, 1758)
                              Murex mulus Dillwyn, 1817


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=48556) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.