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Pleurotoma fossata Sowerby, 1903

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Tropidoturris fossata fossata (Sowerby, 1903)


Primary Type: lectotype Sowerby, G. B. 1903. p. 214, pl. 3, fig. 5
South African Museum SAM A346 lectotype South Africa: 9.5 miles off Cape Vidal


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


 Kilburn, R.N. 1986. p. 648 Synonomy


                        Conidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Clathurellinae H. & A. Adams, 1858
                            Tropidoturris Kilburn, 1986
                              Tropidoturris fossata (Sowerby, 1903)
                                Tropidoturris fossata fossata (Sowerby, 1903)
                                  Pleurotoma fossata Sowerby, 1903


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=53280) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.