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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Cronia (Cronia) aurantiaca (Hombron & Jaquinot, 1853)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Purpura aurantiaca Hombron & Jaquinot, 1853
   Purpura pseudamygdala Hedley, 1903

Common Name

Pseudo-almond Purple p.33 [as Cronia pseudoamygdala]      Allan, J. 1950.  
Rusty Cronia p.70 [as Cronia pseudoamygdala]      Coleman, N. 1981.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales


depth: intertidal 
habitat: coral reef 
habitat: rock reef 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1969. p.311, pl. 49, fig. 24 Synonomy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.21 General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.94, pl. 61, fig. 13 [ as Cronia pseudamygdala ]  General reference


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Ergalataxinae Kuroda & Habe, 1971
                            Cronia H. & A. Adams, 1853
                              Cronia (Cronia) H. & A. Adams, 1853
                                Cronia (Cronia) aurantiaca (Hombron & Jaquinot, 1853)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=10730) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2001-08-13.