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Original Description: J.R. le Tomlin: in ‘Journal of Conchology’ Vol. 23, 1948; “A new species of Pleurotomaria: Pleurotomaria africana”.

The Holotype is in the South African Museum, Cape Town, South Africa. No. SAM A 29663.


Perotrochus africanus Tomlin, 1948; Bayer, 1965; Cross & Morrison, 1971; Okutani, 1987; Wagner & Coomans, 1990; Anseeuw, 1994; Anseeuw & Goto, 1996

Pleurotomaria africana Tomlin, 1948; Kurdoa, 1955; Barnard, 1963; Kenelly, 1964; Abbot & Dance, 1982

Pleurotomaria (Perotrochus) africana Shikama & Horikoshi, 1963

Bayerotrochus africanus Williams, Karube, & Ozawa, 2008; Anseeuw, 2010; WoRMS, 2010

GenBank - Bayerotrochus africanus


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Source: Pleurotomariidae

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