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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Turridae 

Pleurotoma arcana E. A. Smith, 1899

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Comitas arcana (E. A. Smith, 1899)


Primary Type: holotype Smith, E.A. 1899. p. 239
Indian Museum, Calcutta holotype Off Andaman Islands in 185 metres.


Original Epithet:  arcana
Nomenclatural Action: New Taxon       Smith, E.A. 1899.  
Original Text Name:  Pleurotoma (Surcula) arcana
Original Genus:  Pleurotoma
Status of Name: Synonym       Powell, A.W.B. 1969.  


 Powell, A.W.B. 1969. p. 272 [ Powell places species in genus as " ?Comitas " ]  Synonomy


                          Cochlespirinae Powell, 1942
                            Comitas Finlay, 1926
                              Comitas arcana (E. A. Smith, 1899)
                                Pleurotoma arcana E. A. Smith, 1899


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=49373) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.