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Original Description: In ‘Journal de Conchyliologie’ Vol. 5 (1856) pp. 160-166 Plate 5; “Description d’un Pleurotomaire vivant” by P. Fischer and A.C. Bernardi.

The holotype is in the British Museum (Natural History), London. Cat. No. 1948.5.12.2.


Pleurotomaria Quoyana Fischer & Bernardi, 1856; Dall, 1881; Crosse, 1882; Bouvier & Fischer, 1898; Schmalz, 1901; Abbott & Dance, 1982; Glass & Foster, 1986

Pleurotomaria (Perotrochus) quouyana Pilsbry, 1890; Hickman, 1984

Pleurotomaria quoyanus Abbott, 1963

Perotrochus gemma Bayer, 1965

Perotrochus quoyana Dance, 1969

Perotrochus quoyanus Bayer, 1965; Dance, 1966; Cross & Morrison, 1971; Moolenbeck & Coomans, 1976; Okutani, 1987; Healy & Harasewych, 1992; Anseeuw & Goto, 1996; WoRMS, 2010

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GenBank - Perotrochus quoyanus


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Source: Pleurotomariidae

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