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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Janthinidae 

Janthina exigua Lamarck, 1816

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Janthina exigua Lamarck, 1816
   Janthina globosa Swainson, 1822
   Janthina bifida Jay, 1839
   Janthina capreolata Montrouzier, 1859

Common Name

Globose Violet Snail p.298, pl.808      Coleman, N. 1975.  


southern Australia {WILSON1993A}

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaHawaiian Islands (Sandwich Islands)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Victoria
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Tasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricTas. coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaPersian Gulf (=Arabian Gulf)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanCocos-Keeling
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.25 


 Iredale, T. 1929. p.278-9 Secondary source
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.158, fig. 55c  General reference
 Maes, V.O. 1967. p.117 Distribution
 Melvill, J.C. & Standen, R. 1901. p.353 Secondary source
 Pritchard, G.B. & Gatliff, J.H. 1900. p.140 Secondary source
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1952. p.92-3 Secondary source
 Subba Rao, N. V. 2003. p.221 General reference
 Tenison-Woods, J.E. 1879. p.43 Secondary source
 Wells, F.E. & Bryce, C.W. 1986. p.60 Secondary source
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.281 General reference


                          Janthina Röding, 1798
                            Janthina exigua Lamarck, 1816


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=10286) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-05-02.