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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Turridae 

Pleurotoma halicyria Melvill, 1904

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy


Senior name:

Comitas halicyria (Melvill, 1904)

Types

Primary Type: holotype Melvill, J.C. 1904. p. 164, pl. 10, fig. 16
BMNH holotype Gulf of Oman, 2449'N., 5656'E., 225 fathoms, mud bottom

Keywords

Original Epithet:  halicyria
Nomenclatural Action: New Taxon       Melvill, J.C. 1904.  
Original Text Name:  Pleurotoma (Surcula) halicyria
Original Genus:  Pleurotoma
Status of Name: Synonym       Powell, A.W.B. 1969.  

References

 Powell, A.W.B. 1969. p. 286 [ Powell says "This species, which I have not seen, is known only from the unique holotype in the British Museum." He assigns the genus to " ?Comitas " under the heading " Comitas (sensu lato)." ]  Synonomy

Classification

  Animalia
    Mollusca
      Conchifera
        Visceroconcha
          Gastropoda
            Orthogastropoda
              Caenogastropoda
                Sorbeoconcha
                  Hypsogastropoda
                    Neogastropoda
                      Conoidea
                        Turridae
                          Cochlespirinae Powell, 1942
                            Comitas Finlay, 1926
                              Comitas halicyria (Melvill, 1904)
                                Pleurotoma halicyria Melvill, 1904

Metadata

Taxon name record (intBiotaID=49559) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.