OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Thais gradata (Jonas, 1846)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Purpura gradata Jonas, 1846
   Purpura trigonia Reeve, 1846
   Purpura grateloupiana Petit, 1850


central Indo-West Pacific; Broome, WA to Gulf of Carpentaria {Wilson1993B}

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific


habitat: mangrove 
habitat: rocky shore [ occupy the oyster zone ]
larvae/young: planktotrophic 


 Middelfart, P. 1997. p.367-368, pl. 4, fig. 1 Checklist
 Tan, K.S. 1995. p.307, figs. 108b, 100e-h, 110a-d, g-n, 111-113  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.47 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.47 [ as Stramonita (Thalessa) gradata ]  Synonomy


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Rapaninae Gray, 1853
                            Thais Röding, 1798
                              Thais gradata (Jonas, 1846)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11308) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2001-08-28.