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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Drilliidae 

Pleurotoma caffra E. A. Smith, 1882

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Drillia (Drillia) caffra (E. A. Smith, 1882)


Primary Type: holotype Smith, E.A. 1882. p. 209
BMNH BMNH 1851.11.17.51 holotype South Africa


Original Epithet:  caffra
Nomenclatural Action: New Taxon       Smith, E.A. 1882.  
Original Text Name:  Pleurotoma (Clavus) caffra
Original Genus:  Pleurotoma
Status of Name: Synonym       Kilburn, R.N. 1988.  


 Kilburn, R.N. 1988. p. 174 Synonomy


                        Drilliidae Olsson, 1964
                          Drillia Gray, 1838
                            Drillia (Drillia) Gray, 1838
                              Drillia (Drillia) caffra (E. A. Smith, 1882)
                                Pleurotoma caffra E. A. Smith, 1882


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=53660) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.