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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Callista amirantium Melvill, 1909

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Lioconcha (Sulcilioconcha) philippinarum (Hanley, 1844)


Primary Type: lectotype [] Melvill, J.C. 1909. p.132, pl.4, f.12
BMNH BMNH 1910. lectotype Amirantes Island, 34 fathoms.


Original Epithet:  amirantium
Nomenclatural Action: New Taxon       Melvill, J.C. 1909.  
Original Text Name:  Callista amirantium
Original Genus:  Callista
Status of Name: Synonym       Lamprell, K. & Kilburn, R.N. 1999.  
Type: Subsequent type designation       Lamprell, K. & Kilburn, R.N. 1999. p. 45 


 Lamprell, K. & Kilburn, R.N. 1999. [ ]  Synonomy


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Pitariinae Stewart, 1930
                      Lioconcha Mörch, 1853
                        Lioconcha (Sulcilioconcha) Habe, 1951
                          Lioconcha (Sulcilioconcha) philippinarum (Hanley, 1844)
                            Callista amirantium Melvill, 1909


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=65859) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.