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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Amoria undulata (Lamarck, 1804)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Scaphella undulata auct
   Amorena undulata auct
   Voluta undulata Lamarck, 1804
   Voluta angasii Sowerby, 1864
   Voluta sclateri Cox, 1869
   Voluta kingi Cox, 1871
   Voluta (Amoria) australiae Cox, 1872
   Scaphella moslemica Hedley, 1912
   Amoria (Amorena) benthalis McMichael, 1964

Common Name

Wavy Volute p.168 [as Amorena undulata]      Allan, J. 1950.  
Undulate Volute p.257 [as Amoria undulata]      Coleman, N. 1981.  
Benthic Volute p.284 [as Amoria benthalis]      Coleman, N. 1981.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricTas. coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland


depth: continental shelf 
depth: continental shelf 
depth: continental slope [ to 450 m ]
depth: continental slope 
depth: intertidal 
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 


 Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. p.223 [ as Amorena undulata ]  General reference
 McMichael, D.F. 1964. p.269 [ as Amoria (Amorena) undulata ]  General reference
 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.202, pl. 92, figs. 4-9, pl. 95, figs. 6-7 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.161, pls. 71A, 71B, 71C [ synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description, animal and radula (figs. 33d, 33e) and remarks ( sclateri (Cox, 1869) is considered a separate species). ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.113, pl. 20, figs. 5a-b, 8a-c [ description, distribution, habitat and synonymy ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.124, pl. 81 [ figs. 8, 8a - Amorena undulata, fig. 9 - Amorena benthalis, fig. 7 as Amorena sclateri ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Amoria Gray, 1855
                              Amoria undulata (Lamarck, 1804)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12182) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-09.