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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Amoria turneri (Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Voluta turneri Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834
   Amoria turneri broderipi Gray, 1864
   Amoria newmanae Cotton, 1949

Common Name

Turner's Volute p.169      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesiaMoluccas?
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Arafura Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia


depth: continental shelf [ to 45 m {POPPE1992A} ]
depth: intertidal [ occasionally found intertidally {WILSON1993B} ]
depth: subtidal [ from 9 m {POPPE1992A} ]
substrate: sand 
substrate: sand bottom 


 Hinton, A. 1972. p.58 [ as Amoria turneri ]  General reference
 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.202, pl. 93, figs. 1-2, 6-7; pl. 94, figs. 5-6 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.158, pls. 66A, 66B, 66C [ synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description, animal and radula (fig. 33c) and remarks. ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.113 [ description, distribution, habitat and synonymy ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Amoria Gray, 1855
                              Amoria turneri (Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12178) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-09.