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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Turridae 

Aforia japonica Bartsch, 1945

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Aforia japonica Bartsch, 1945


Primary Type: holotype
USNM USNM 205041 holotype Japan: off Joka Sima Light Sagami Bay, Honshu (Albatross Sta. 5088)

Common Name

Nihon-yagen-iguchi G3549 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G3549]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


Original Epithet:  japonica
Nomenclatural Action: New Taxon 
Original Text Name:  Aforia japonica
Original Genus:  Aforia
Status of Name: Used as Valid Name       Powell, A.W.B. 1969.  


                          Cochlespirinae Powell, 1942
                            Aforia Dall, 1889
                              Aforia japonica Bartsch, 1945
                                Aforia japonica Bartsch, 1945


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=50642) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.