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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Conidae 

Pleurotoma belaeformis Sowerby, 1903

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Bathytoma (Micantapex) belaeformis (Sowerby, 1903)


Primary Type: lectotype Sowerby, G. B. 1903. p. 216, pl. 4, fig. 8
South African Museum SAM A1687 lectotype 18.5 mi. off Vasco da Gama Peak, 230 fathoms.


Original Epithet:  belaeformis
Nomenclatural Action: New Taxon       Sowerby, G. B. 1903.  
Original Text Name:  Pleurotoma (Genotia) belaeformis
Original Genus:  Pleurotoma
Status of Name: Synonym       Kilburn, R.N. 1986.  


 Kilburn, R.N. 1986.  Synonomy


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Clathurellinae H. & A. Adams, 1858
                            Bathytoma Harris & Burrows, 1891
                              Bathytoma (Micantapex) Iredale, 1936
                                Bathytoma (Micantapex) belaeformis (Sowerby, 1903)
                                  Pleurotoma belaeformis Sowerby, 1903


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=53088) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.