OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Vitularia miliaris (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Murex miliaris Gmelin, 1791
   Vitularia miliaris (Gmelin, 1791)
   Vitularia vitulinus Lamarck, 1816
   Vitularia tuberculata Swainson, 1840
   Vitularia crenifer Montrouzier, 1861
   Transtrafer longmani Iredale, 1929


Indo-West Pacific; Qld south to Capricorn Group {Wilson1993B}

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.27 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.145 


 Radwin, G.E. & D'Attilio, A. 1976. p.173, pl. 7, figs. 7, 12-13 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.49 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.49 Synonomy


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Rapaninae Gray, 1853
                            Vitularia Swainson, 1840
                              Vitularia miliaris (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11368) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-05.