OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Nassa francolina (Bruguière, 1789)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Buccinum francolinus Bruguière, 1789

Common Name

Indian Nassa p.138, pl.139      Wilson, B 2002.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.146 


depth: intertidal 
depth: sublittoral 
substrate: rocks [ ]


 Houart, R. 1996. p.52, figs. 1, 4, 8-12 Contains synonymy
 Middelfart, P. 1997. p.377, pl. 5, fig. 9 Checklist
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.46 General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.94, pl. 62, fig. 3 General reference


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Rapaninae Gray, 1853
                            Nassa Röding, 1798
                              Nassa francolina (Bruguière, 1789)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11287) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-28.