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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Turridae 

Pleurotoma rotundata Watson, 1881

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy


Senior name:

Comitas rotundata (Watson, 1881)

Types

Primary Type: holotype [Watson, 1881, Journal of the Linn. Soc., London, vol. 15, p. 393. Powell, 1969 lists genus for this species as " ?Comitas ."]
BMNH holotype Mid Pacific, east of Japan, 3610'N., 1780'E., in 2050 fathoms

Keywords

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

References

 Powell, A.W.B. 1969. p. 274 [ Watson, 1881, Journal of the Linn. Soc., London, vol. 15, p. 393. Powell places this species in the genus as "?Comitas" ]  Synonomy

Classification

  Animalia
    Mollusca
      Conchifera
        Visceroconcha
          Gastropoda
            Orthogastropoda
              Caenogastropoda
                Sorbeoconcha
                  Hypsogastropoda
                    Neogastropoda
                      Conoidea
                        Turridae
                          Cochlespirinae Powell, 1942
                            Comitas Finlay, 1926
                              Comitas rotundata (Watson, 1881)
                                Pleurotoma rotundata Watson, 1881

Metadata

Taxon name record (intBiotaID=49379) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.