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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Cymbiolista hunteri Iredale, 1931

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Amoria (Cymbiolista) hunteri auct
   Cymbiola marmorata auct
   Adelomelon (Cymbiolista) hunteri auct
   Voluta marmorata Swainson, 1821
   Cymbiolista hunteri Iredale, 1931

Common Name

Marbled Volute p.166      Allan, J. 1950.  
Hunter's Volute p.166      Allan, J. 1950.  


Swain Reefs, Qld to southern NSW

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland


depth: benthic [ trawled {WILSON1993B} ]
depth: continental shelf [ to 160 m {POPPE1992A} ]
depth: continental shelf [ to 160 m ]      Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992.  
depth: subtidal [ from 18 m {POPPE1992A} ]
depth: subtidal [ from 18 m ]      Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992.  
substrate: mud 
substrate: mud       Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992.  


 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.204 [ as Amoria (Cymbiolista) hunteri, synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.172, pls. 74C, 74D, 74E [ synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description, animal and radula (fig. 38) and remarks ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.114 [ description, distribution, habitat and synonymy ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Cymbiolista Iredale, 1929
                              Cymbiolista hunteri Iredale, 1931


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12203) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-12.