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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Monodonta rubra A. Adams in Angas, 1865

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Clanculus dunkeri (Koch in Philippi, 1843)


Primary Type: Type [Adams manuscript. Although this species is attributed to Adams in various places, there is no evidence of Adams actually describing it. This is discussed in and , who all mentions that there was no such species described by A. Adams. The taxon is likely to be Clanculus rubens [178] as a Adams manuscript] Angas, G.F. 1865. p.178
Type Western Australia


Original Epithet:  rubra
Original Text Name:  Monodonta rubra
Original Genus:  Monodonta


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Trochinae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Trochini Rafinesque, 1810
                          Clanculus Montfort, 1810
                            Clanculus dunkeri (Koch in Philippi, 1843)
                              Monodonta rubra A. Adams in Angas, 1865


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6747) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.