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Bivalvia Veneroida Galeommatidae 

Galeomma macrochisma Deshayes, 1856

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Galeomma (Galeomma) macrochisma Sowerby, 1856


Primary Type: holotype Deshayes, G.P. 1856. p.171
Masbate Island, Philippines
BMNH ((British Museum) Natural History, London) holotype Insula Masbate


Original Epithet:  macrochisma
Original Text Name:  Galeomma macrochisma
Original Genus:  Galeomma
Status of Name: Used as Valid Name       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.109 


                  Galeommatidae Gray, 1840
                    Galeomma Turton, 1825
                      Galeomma (Galeomma) Turton, 1825
                        Galeomma (Galeomma) macrochisma Sowerby, 1856
                          Galeomma macrochisma Deshayes, 1856


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=54866) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.