Chelidonura africana Pruvot-Fol, 1953 (Mollusca, Gastropoda): proposed designation of a neotype

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EUGENIA MARTÍNEZ
MANUEL ANTONIO E. MALAQUIAS
JUAN LUCAS CERVERA
(2002)
Volume
37
Part
4
Page from
349

Chelidonura africana was described based on specimens belonging to two different species. References to this name in the literature are confusing and its identity is the subject of controversy. A neotype is designated to clarify the nomenclatural status of the specific name C. africana. C. italica Sordi, 1980 is considered a junior synonym of C. africana

Keywords
Cephalaspidea
Aglajidae
Chelidonura africana
neotype