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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Drilliidae 

Pleurotoma lignaria Sowerby, 1903

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Drillia (Drillia) lignaria (Sowerby, 1903)


Primary Type: lectotype Secondary Type: paratype Sowerby, G. B. 1903. p. 215, pl. 3, fig. 4
South African Museum SAM A357 lectotype 25 miles off Lion's Head [west coast Cape Peninsula], 136 fathoms
BMNH BMNH 1903.7.27.52 paratype


Original Epithet:  lignaria
Nomenclatural Action: New Taxon       Sowerby, G. B. 1903.  
Original Text Name:  Pleurotoma (Clavus) lignaria
Original Genus:  Pleurotoma
Status of Name: Synonym       Kilburn, R.N. 1988.  


 Kilburn, R.N. 1988. p. 177 Synonomy


                        Drilliidae Olsson, 1964
                          Drillia Gray, 1838
                            Drillia (Drillia) Gray, 1838
                              Drillia (Drillia) lignaria (Sowerby, 1903)
                                Pleurotoma lignaria Sowerby, 1903


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=53724) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.