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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Turridae 

Pleurotoma ceylonica E. A. Smith, 1877

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Turricula ceylonica (E. A. Smith, 1877)


Primary Type: syntype Smith, E.A. 1877. p. 489
BMNH syntype Mannar, Ceylon, 3 fathoms, dredged.


Original Epithet:  ceylonica
Nomenclatural Action: New Taxon       Smith, E.A. 1877.  
Original Text Name:  Pleurotoma ceylonica
Original Genus:  Pleurotoma
Status of Name: Synonym       Powell, A.W.B. 1969.  


 Powell, A.W.B. 1969.  Synonomy


                          Clavatulinae H. & A. Adams, 1853
                            Turricula Schumacher, 1817
                              Turricula ceylonica (E. A. Smith, 1877)
                                Pleurotoma ceylonica E. A. Smith, 1877


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=49248) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.