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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Amoria jamrachi Gray, 1864

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Amoria turneri jamrachi Gray, 1864

Common Name

Jamrach's Volute p.249      Coleman, N. 1981.  


Northwestern Australia, as far east as Port Keats, NT and the southeastern islands of Indonesia {POPPE1992A}, North West Cape to the North Kimberley, WA {Wilson1993B}

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast


depth: continental shelf [ 20-35 m deep in its southern distribution {POPPE1992A} ]
depth: continental shelf 
depth: intertidal [ collected intertidally at Pender Bay {POPPE1992A} ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: intertidal flats [ Found on exposed tidal flats at Pender Bay {WEAVER1970A} ]
substrate: mud 
substrate: mud bottom 
substrate: sand 
substrate: sand bottom [ sand, mud and broken shells {WEAVER1970A} ]


 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.197, pl. 95, figs. 1-4 [ Synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks. ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.155, pls. 65C, 65D [ Synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description, animal and radula and remarks. ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.112, pl. 19, fig. 2a-b [ Description, distribution and habitat. ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.128, pl. 85, figs. 4, 4a General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Amoria Gray, 1855
                              Amoria jamrachi Gray, 1864


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12159) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-08.