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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Volutoconus bednalli (Brazier, 1878)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cymbiola (Volutoconus) bednalli auct
   Aulica bednalli auct
   Voluta bednalli Brazier, 1878

Common Name

Bednall's Volute p.166      Allan, J. 1950.  


North Kimberley, Western Australia to Torres Strait, Queensland

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  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
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia


depth: continental shelf [ to 90 m {POPPE1992A}, 100 m [Wilson1993B} ]
depth: continental shelf 
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: mud 
substrate: mud bottom 


 Abbott, R.T. 1958. p.2, pl. 1, fig. 3 [ as Cymbiola (Volutoconus) bednalli, synonymy, animal and remarks ]  General reference
 Hinton, A. 1972. p.58 [ habitat and distribution ]  General reference
 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.212, pl. 106, figs. 4-7 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.135, pl. 61A, 61B [ synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description, animal and radula (figs 30a-d) and remarks ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.117 [ description, distribution, habitat and synonymy ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Volutoconus Crosse, 1871
                              Volutoconus bednalli (Brazier, 1878)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12255) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-12.