OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

ANSP OBIS Home | Another Search

Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Epitoniidae 

Amaea (Acrilla) acuminata (Sowerby, 1844)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Scalaria acuminata Sowerby, 1844
   Amaea (Acrilla) acuminata Sowerby, 1844

Common Name

Acuminated Ladder Shell p.104      Allan, J. 1950.  


Japan south through the Philippines, to northeastern Australia (Weil1999)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaPersian Gulf (=Arabian Gulf)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChina


 Cotton, B.C. 1956. p.1 Distribution
 Melvill, J.C. & Standen, R. 1901. p.356 Distribution
 Weil, A., Brown, L & Neville, B. 1999. p.82, fig. 231 General reference
 Yen, T.-C. 1942. p.219 Distribution


                          Amaea H. & A. Adams, 1853
                            Amaea (Acrilla) H. & A. Adams, 1853
                              Amaea (Acrilla) acuminata (Sowerby, 1844)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=10281) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-08.