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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Nassariidae 

Nassa margaritifera Reeve, 1853

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Nassarius (Niotha) livescens (Philippi, 1849)


Primary Type: lectotype Reeve, L.A. 1853. pl. 9, figs. 59a-b
BMNH ((British Museum) Natural History, London) no number lectotype none


Original Epithet:  margaritifera
Original Text Name:  Nassa margaritifera
Original Genus:  Nassa
Status of Name: Secondary Homonym       Cernohorsky, W. O. 1984.  
Type: Subsequent type designation       Cernohorsky, W. O. 1984. p.89 


                        Nassariidae Iredale, 1916
                          Nassarius Dumeril, 1806
                            Nassarius (Niotha) H. & A. Adams, 1853
                              Nassarius (Niotha) livescens (Philippi, 1849)
                                Nassa margaritifera Reeve, 1853


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=88819) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.