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Melania variabilis Benson, 1836

740342  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:740342)

 unaccepted (invalid: junior homonym of Melania variabilis Defrance, 1823)
Species

Variety Melania variabilis var. aspera Hanley & Theobald, 1874 accepted as Brotia costula (Rafinesque, 1833) (invalid: junior homonym of Melania aspera Lesson, 1831)
Variety Melania variabilis var. baccifera Theobald, 1865 accepted as Brotia henriettae (Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833) (junior synonym)
Variety Melania variabilis var. binodulifera G. Nevill, 1885 accepted as Brotia hanleyi (Godwin-Austen, 1872) (junior synonym)
Variety Melania variabilis var. cincta Hanley & Theobald, 1874 accepted as Brotia costula (Rafinesque, 1833) (invalid: junior homonym of Melania cincta I. Lea & H. C. Lea, 1851)
Variety Melania variabilis var. glabra Theobald, 1865 accepted as Brotia henriettae (Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833) (invalid, a junior homonym of Melania glabra I. Lea, 1841 )
Variety Melania variabilis var. microstoma G. Nevill, 1885 accepted as Brotia costula (Rafinesque, 1833) (invalid: junior homonym of Melania microstoma I. Lea & H. C. Lea, 1851)
Variety Melania variabilis var. pseudospinosa G. Nevill, 1885 accepted as Brotia costula (Rafinesque, 1833) (junior synonym)
Variety Melania variabilis var. pyramidalis Theobald, 1865 accepted as Brotia henriettae (Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833) (junior synonym; junior homonym of Melania variabilis Morelet, 1849)
Variety Melania variabilis var. semilaevigata G. Nevill, 1885 accepted as Brotia costula (Rafinesque, 1833) (junior synonym)
Variety Melania variabilis var. subspinosa G. Nevill, 1885 accepted as Brotia costula (Rafinesque, 1833) (junior synonym)
Variety Melania variabilis var. subtuberculata G. Nevill, 1885 accepted as Brotia costula (Rafinesque, 1833) (junior synonym)
Variety Melania variabilis var. subvaricosa G. Nevill, 1885 accepted as Brotia costula (Rafinesque, 1833) (junior synonym)
Variety Melania variabilis var. turrita Theobald, 1865 accepted as Brotia henriettae (Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833) (junior synonym)
Variety Melania variabilis var. vittata Theobald, 1865 accepted as Brotia henriettae (Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833) (junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Benson, W. H. (1836). Descriptive catalogue of a collection of land and fresh-water shells, chiefly contained in the Museum of the Asiatic Society. <em>Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal.</em> 5(59): 741–750., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37188918
page(s): 746 [details]   
Lectotype  NHMUK 1872.12.2.2, geounit India  
Lectotype NHMUK 1872.12.2.2, geounit India [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Melania variabilis Benson, 1836. Accessed at: https://www.molluscabase.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=740342 on 2021-05-07
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original description Benson, W. H. (1836). Descriptive catalogue of a collection of land and fresh-water shells, chiefly contained in the Museum of the Asiatic Society. <em>Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal.</em> 5(59): 741–750., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37188918
page(s): 746 [details]   

basis of record Köhler, F.; Glaubrecht, M. (2002). Annotated catalogue of the nominal taxa of Southeast Asian freshwater gastropods, family Pachychilidae Troschel, 1857 (Mollusca, Caenogastropoda, Cerithioidea), with an evaluation of the types. <em>Mitteilungen aus dem Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin. Zoologische Reihe.</em> 78(1): 121-156., available online at https://doi.org/10.1002/mmnz.4850780107
page(s): 151 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Lectotype NHMUK 1872.12.2.2, geounit India [details]

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