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Castalia orinocensis Morrison, 1943: taxonomic history

Morrison, 1943, Nautilus: 14, pl. 5, figs. 1-4.

Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_522000, Maipures, Orinoco R., Colombia.

Taxonomic History
=Castalia orinocensis Morrison, 1943. — Pereira et al. (2014).
=Castalia orinocensis Morrison, 1943. — Bogan (2010).
=Castalia orinocensis Harrison, 1943 [sic]. — Lasso et al. (2009: 71).
=Castalia orinocensis Morrison, 1943. — Graf & Cummings (2007: 312).
=Castalia orinocensis Morrison, 1943. — Simone (2006: 254).
=Castalia orinocensis Morrison, 1943. — Martinez et al. (2004: 286).
+Castalia multisulcata Hupé, 1857. — Ramírez et al. (2003: 273).
=Castalia orinocensis Morrison, 1943. — Mansur (1991: 225).
=Castalia orinocensis Morrison, 1943. — Haas (1969: 540).
?Castalia (s.s.) quadrilatera retusa Hupé, 1857. — Modell (1950: 139).

= Castalia orinocensis

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