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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Amoria macandrewi (Sowerby, 1887)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Voluta macandrewi Sowerby, 1887

Common Name

MacAndrew's Volute p.251      Coleman, N. 1981.  


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


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal [ shallow water-2 m {POPPE1992A} ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
substrate: coral 
substrate: coral 
substrate: sand 
substrate: sand bottom 


 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.197, pl. 93, figs. 3-5 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.156, pls. 65A, 65B [ synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description, animal and radula and remarks ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.112, pl. 19, fig. 5a-c [ description, distribution and habitat ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.128, pls, 84, 85, figs. 6, 6a General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Amoria Gray, 1855
                              Amoria macandrewi (Sowerby, 1887)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12161) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-08.