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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Amoria canaliculata (McCoy, 1869)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Voluta (Amoria) canaliculata McCoy, 1869
   Voluta harfordi Cox, 1869

Common Name

Caniculate Volute p.246      Coleman, N. 1981.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland


depth: continental shelf [ to 125 m {POPPE1992A}, inner continental shelf {WILSON1993B} ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [ from 4 m {POPPE1992A} ]
depth: subtidal 
substrate: coral 
substrate: coral 
substrate: sand [ ]


 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.192, pl. 90, figs. 7-10 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description, animal and radula, remarks and illustration of radula ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.148, pls. 63E, 63F, 63G, 69 and fig. 33a [ synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description, animal and radula and remarks ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.111, pl. 20, fig. 4a-c [ description, habitat and synonymy ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.130, pl. 87, figs. 6, 6a [ photograph of live animal (pl. 77) ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Amoria Gray, 1855
                              Amoria canaliculata (McCoy, 1869)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12137) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-08.