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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Cymbiola magnifica (Gebauer, 1802)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Voluta magnifica Gebauer, 1802
   Cymbiolena magnifica altispira Mayblom, 1951
   Cymbiola magnifica evansi Bondarev, 1996

Common Name

Magnificent Volute p.165 [as Cymbiolena magnifica]      Allan, J. 1950.  


Capricorn Channel, Queensland to eastern Victoria

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


depth: continental shelf [ to 130 m {POPPE1992A}, trawled at 150 m {WILSON1993B} ]
depth: continental shelf 
depth: shallow subtidal [ from 2 m {POPPE1992A} ]
depth: subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: algal turf [
substrate: mud [ ]
substrate: sand 
substrate: sand bottom 


 Bondarev, I. 1996. p.30 [ divided into three subspecies magnifica, altispira and evansi ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement
 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.163, pl. 71, figs. 1-3, pl. 72, figs. 2-3 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.121 [ description, distribution, habitat and synonymy ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.122, pl. 79, pl. 80, fig. 1 [ as Cymbiolena magnifica ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Cymbiola Swainson, 1831
                              Cymbiola magnifica (Gebauer, 1802)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12322) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-09.