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Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Epitonium (Limiscala) lyra (Sowerby, 1844)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Scalaria vestalis Hinds, 1843
   Scalaria lyra Sowerby, 1844
   Epitonium (Limiscala) lyra Sowerby, 1844


Japan and Australia west to the Red Sea and Mozambique

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific Throughout Region
     Weil, A., Brown, L & Neville, B. 1999. p.98, fig 308 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambique
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificSamoan Islands


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.168 Distribution
 Hinds, R. B. 1844. p.48 General reference
 Weil, A., Brown, L & Neville, B. 1999. p.98, fig 308 General reference


                          Epitonium Röding, 1798
                            Epitonium (Limiscala) de Boury, 1909
                              Epitonium (Limiscala) lyra (Sowerby, 1844)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=10192) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-11-02.