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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Vanikoroidea: Hipponicidae

Hipponix grayanus Menke, 1853


Hipponyx radiatus Sowerby I, 1835
Hipponyx grayanus Menke, 1853
Cochlear grayanus (Menke, 1853) 


Hipponyx grayanus Menke, 1853b, p. 115
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Not stated [Ad Panamam et ad Insulas Gallapagos (Sowerby I, 1835)]
Comments: Replacement name for Hipponyx radiatus Gray, 1835, non Blainville, 1824, etc. Simone (2002b) regarded Western Atlantic records as H. costellatus.
Combining Genera:  Cochlear

Hipponyx radiata Sowerby I, 1835c, p. 5
[Objective synonym of valid name]
Attributed to: Gray MS
Type Locality: Ad Panamam et ad Insulas Gallapagos
References: Melvill (1881); Keen (1971) s
Comments: Non Blainville, 1824.

Partial List of References

Menke, K. T. 1853. Kritische Anzeige Zeitschrift für Malakozoologie 10 113-117. [Stated date: -- Aug 1853.]
Sowerby, G. B., I. 1835. [Shells collected by Mr. Cuming on the western coast of South America and among the islands of the South Pacific Ocean] Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 3 4-7. [True date: 03 Apr 1835.]

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