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Murex reticularis Linnaeus, 1758

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Distorsio reticularis (Linnaeus, 1758)


Primary Type: lectotype [based on Buonanni pl. 193 (= Ranella olearia (L., 1758)) and Gualtieri pl. 49, fig. M (=G yrinium natator (Röding, 1798)] Linnaeus, C. 1758. p. 749 (in pars)
Linnaean Society, London lectotype Indonesia


Original Epithet:  reticularis
Nomenclatural Action: New Taxon       Linnaeus, C. 1758.  
Original Text Name:  Murex reticularis
Original Genus:  Murex
Status of Name: Synonym       Kronenberg, G. & Berkhout, J. 1994.  
Type: Subsequent type designation       Beu, A.G. 1987. p. 316 


 Kronenberg, G. & Berkhout, J. 1994.  Synonomy


                          Distorsio Röding, 1798
                            Distorsio reticularis (Linnaeus, 1758)
                              Murex reticularis Linnaeus, 1758


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=9506) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.