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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Volutoconus grossi (Iredale, 1927)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cymbiola (Volutoconus) grossi auct
   Amoria grossi Iredale, 1927
   Volutoconus grossi mcmichaeli Habe & Kosuge, 1966
   Volutoconus grossi helenae McMichael, 1966

Common Name

Gross's Volute p.98      McMichael, D.F. 1960.  
Tin Can Bay Volute p.284      Coleman, N. 1981.  
McMichael's Volute p.286 [ asVoluta grossi mcmichael Habe & Kosuge, 1966]      Coleman, N. 1981.  


Townsville, Queensland to Port Macquarie, New South Wales {Wilson1993B}

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


depth: continental shelf [ 27-200 m {POPPE1992A} ]
depth: continental shelf 
depth: continental slope [ 200 m or more {Wilson1993B} ]
substrate: gravel 
substrate: sand 
substrate: sand bottom 


 Abbott, R.T. 1958. p.3, pl. 1, figs. 1-2, 5, text fig. 2 [ as Cymbiola (Volutoconus) grossi, description, type information, information about the animal and remarks ]  General reference
 Allan, J. 1956. p.48 General reference
 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.213, pl. 106, fig. 3, pl. 107, figs. 1-2, 8-9 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.137 [ pl. 62A-C, figs. 30e-g as Volutoconus grossi grossi . pl. 62D, 62E as Volutoconus grossi mcmichaeli, synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description, animal and radula 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 grossi (Iredale, 1927)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12259) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-12.