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Gastropoda unnamed Cerithiidae 

Cerithium turritum Sowerby, 1855

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Rhinoclavis (Proclava) sordidula (Gould, 1849)


Primary Type: lectotype Sowerby, G.B. 1854. p.860
BM(NH) 197416 lectotype Burias Island, Philippines


Original Epithet:  turritum
Original Text Name:  Cerithium turritum
Original Genus:  Cerithium
Status of Name: Synonym       Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.71 


                          Rhinoclavis Swainson, 1840
                            Rhinoclavis (Proclava) Thiele, 1929
                              Rhinoclavis (Proclava) sordidula (Gould, 1849)
                                Cerithium turritum Sowerby, 1855


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=60612) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.