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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Thais javanica (Philippi, 1848)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Purpura javanica Philippi, 1848


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

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.146 


depth: lower intertidal 
habitat: mangrove 
substrate: muddy sand 


 Middelfart, P. 1997. p.367, pl. 3, fig. 14 Checklist
 Tan, K.S. & Sigurdsson, J.B. 1996. p.526-533, figs. 8, 9A-D, 10-13  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.47 [ as Stramonita (Thalessa) javanica ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Rapaninae Gray, 1853
                            Thais Röding, 1798
                              Thais javanica (Philippi, 1848)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11312) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-05.