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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Buccinidae 

Awateria challengeri (E. A. Smith, 1891)

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Belomitra challengeri (E. A. Smith, 1891)


Original Epithet:  challengeri
Status of Name: Changed Combination 
Status of Name: Used as Valid Name [ Regarding Awateria Hedley says: "Hitherto the genus has only been known from the Pliocene of New Zealand. Now it is proposed to utilise Awateria for the reception of Pleurotoma challengeri Smith, a recent deep water species from off Sydney." ]      Hedley, C. 1922. p. 232 


                            Belomitra Fischer, 1882
                              Belomitra challengeri (E. A. Smith, 1891)
                                Awateria challengeri (E. A. Smith, 1891)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=60424) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.