Wells, 1935, p. 530

Eusthenotrochus Wells, 1935, p. 530 is a junior synonym (available and invalid), see Sphenotrochus Milne Edwards and Haime, 1848, p. 240.

Originally described as a subgenus of Sphenotrochus, synonymnized by Cairns (1997).

Type Species

Sphenotrochus moseri Wells, 1935:530 , pl. 18, figs. 5-6; Original Designation

Type Specimen: Holotype; ZMB 5950; Verified; Dry Preserved

Type Locality: Recent: off South Africa, 155 m (Valdivia -104)

=S. gilchristi Gardiner, 1904, see Zibrowius and Gili (1990)


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