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Surcula melvilli Schepman, 1913

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Comitas melvilli (Schepman, 1913)


Primary Type: holotype Schepman, M. 1913. p. 422, pl. 27, fig. 7
Zoological Museum, Amsterdam holotype Banda Sea, near Kei Islands, in 560 metres, solid bluish grey mud


Original Epithet:  melvilli
Nomenclatural Action: New Taxon       Schepman, M. 1913.  
Original Text Name:  Surcula melvilli
Original Genus:  Surcula
Status of Name: Synonym       Powell, A.W.B. 1969.  


 Powell, A.W.B. 1969.  Synonomy


                          Cochlespirinae Powell, 1942
                            Comitas Finlay, 1926
                              Comitas melvilli (Schepman, 1913)
                                Surcula melvilli Schepman, 1913


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=49359) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.