OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Thais bufo (Lamarck, 1822)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Purpura bufo Lamarck, 1822
   Purpura callosa Lamarck, 1822
   Purpura tumida Schubert & Wagner, 1829

Common Name

Toad Purple p.145, pl. 23, fig. 21 [as Mancinella bufo]      Allan, J. 1950.  


Indo-West Pacific; Pt. Cloates, WA to Qld {Wilson1993B}

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.146 


exposure: exposed 
habitat: rocky shore 


 Tan, K.S. 1995. p.238, figs. 80-85 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.46 General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.98, pl. 60, fig. 1 General reference


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Rapaninae Gray, 1853
                            Thais Röding, 1798
                              Thais bufo (Lamarck, 1822)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11294) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-05.