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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Venustas couperi Vella, 1954

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Calliostoma (Maurea) blacki (Powell, 1950)


Primary Type: holotype [Vella, 1954:543, pl.25, fig.6]
NZGS TM 4995 holotype E side of Makara Stream, N of Te Awaite cutting, Wairarapa


Original Epithet:  couperi
Original Text Name:  Venustas couperi
Original Genus:  Venustas
Subsequent Action: Places name in synonomy       Marshall 1995. p.102 


 Marshall 1995. p.104 Type locality
 Marshall 1995. [ Vella, 1954:543, pl.25, fig.6 ]  Type information


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Calliostomatinae Thiele, 1924
                        Calliostoma Swainson, 1840
                          Calliostoma (Maurea) Oliver, 1926
                            Calliostoma (Maurea) blacki (Powell, 1950)
                              Venustas couperi Vella, 1954


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=70446) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.