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Coralliophila (Coralliophila) bulbiformis (Conrad, 1837)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Purpura bulbiformis Conrad, 1837
   Purpura gibbosa Reeve, 1846
   Purpura cantrainei "Montrouzier" Souverbie, 1861
   Purpura elaborata H. & A. Adams, 1863

Common Name

The Gibbous Purpura p.sp. 78 [as Purpura gibbosa]      Reeve, L.A. 1846.  
Elaborate Coral Shell p.73 [as Liniaxis elaborata]      Coleman, N. 1981.  


Indo-West Pacific; north Qld {Wilson1993B}

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaVietnam
     Hylleberg, J & Kilburn, R. N. 2003. p.77 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.73, pl. 21, fig. 4 General reference
 Demond, J. 1957. p.315 General reference
 Kosuge, S. & Suzuki, M. 1985. p.30 General reference
 Kosuge, S. & Suzuki, M. 1985. p.30 Synonomy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.16 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.16 Synonomy


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                            Coralliophila H. & A. Adams, 1853
                              Coralliophila (Coralliophila) H. & A. Adams, 1853
                                Coralliophila (Coralliophila) bulbiformis (Conrad, 1837)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=10611) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-05-31.