"V. testa cylindroide laevi, spirae basi oblitterata, labro medio retuso.". Refers to: Lister, 1688: Pl. 727 (A); Rumphius, 1705: Pl. 39 fig. 1 (B); Gualtieri, 1742: Pl. 24 figs. O-P (C); Argenville, 1742: Pl. 16 fig. K (D); Regenfuss, 1758: Pl. 2 fig. 15 (E).
Type material present in the LS shell collection (The Linnean Society of London). The material consists of the lectotype (selected by Olsson & Dance (1966: Pl. 19 figs. 1-1a)), 2 additional specimens (paralectotypes) consistent with the present view of the taxon and one specimen which is Anazola gibbosa (Born, 1778).
Several additional paralectotypes in UUZM (Wallin, 2001).
This was a valid species for Sterba (2004).