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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Mancinella tuberosa (Röding, 1798)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Galeodes tuberosa Röding, 1798
   Drupa trapa Röding, 1798
   Vasum castaneum Röding, 1798
   Purpura pica Blainville, 1832
   Purpura pica var. major Couturier, 1907

Common Name

The Magpie Purpura p.sp. 36 [as Purpura pica]      Reeve, L.A. 1846.  
Horse-chestnut or Magpie Purple p.144 [as Mancinella pica]      Allan, J. 1950.  
Tsuno-reishi G2349 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G2349]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


Indo-West Pacific; Broome, WA to Qld {Wilson1993B}

  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
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.148 


habitat: coral reef 
substrate: under rocks 


 Allan, J. 1950. p.144, pl. 23, fig. 4 General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1969. p.297, pl. 47, fig. 5, text fig. 2 Contains synonymy
 Demond, J. 1957. p.314, fig. 23 General reference
 Iredale, T. 1937. p.256 [ as Menthais pica, Blainville ]  General reference
 Middelfart, P. 1997. p.365, pl. 3, fig. 10 [ ]  Checklist
 Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961. p.98, pl. 12, fig. 21  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.48 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.48 Synonomy
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.98, pl. 60, fig. 3  General reference


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Rapaninae Gray, 1853
                            Mancinella Link, 1807
                              Mancinella tuberosa (Röding, 1798)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11353) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.