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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Turridae 

Paradrillia melvilli Powell, 1969

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Paradrillia melvilli Powell, 1969


Primary Type: holotype [Powell, 1969: "This is the species erroneously claimed by Melvill (1917, Proc. Malac. Soc., 12, p. 153, pl. 10, fig. 2) to be Pleurotoma pyramidula Reeve, 1845..."] Powell, A.W.B. 1969. p. 314-315, pl. 245, figs. 1, 2
BMNH holotype Persian Gulf


Original Epithet:  melvilli
Nomenclatural Action: New Taxon       Powell, A.W.B. 1969.  
Original Text Name:  Paradrillia melvilli
Original Genus:  Paradrillia


 Powell, A.W.B. 1969.  Synonomy


                          Crassispirinae Morrison, 1966
                            Paradrillia Makiyama, 1940
                              Paradrillia melvilli Powell, 1969
                                Paradrillia melvilli Powell, 1969


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=49701) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.