OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Amoria diamantina Wilson, 1972

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Amoria diamantina Wilson, 1972


Rottnest Island to North West Cape, Western Australia

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia


depth: continental shelf [ dredged 119-188 m {Wilson1993B}, from 119 m {POPPE1992A} ]
depth: continental slope [ to 220 m {POPPE1992A} ]
substrate: sand 


 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.193, pl. 94, figs. 7-8 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.111, pl. 19, fig. 4a-b [ description, distribution, habitat and synonymy ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Amoria Gray, 1855
                              Amoria diamantina Wilson, 1972


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12147) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-08-07.