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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Amoria ellioti (Sowerby, 1864)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Voluta ellioti Sowerby, 1864

Common Name

Elliot's Volute p.247      Coleman, N. 1981.  


Onslow to Port Hedland

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia


depth: intertidal 
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: intertial flats 
habitat: sand flats [ collected at low tide on sand flats {POPPE1992A} ]
substrate: sand 


 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.194, pl. 92, figs. 1-3 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Sowerby, G.B. 1864. p.338 [ as Voluta ellioti ]  Subsequent reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.153, pls. 63A, 63B [ synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description, animal and radula and remarks ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.111, pl. 19, figs. 1a-c [ description, distribution, habitat and synonymy ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.128, pl. 85, fig. 7 General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Amoria Gray, 1855
                              Amoria ellioti (Sowerby, 1864)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12149) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-08.