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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Cymbiola rutila (Broderip, 1826)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Voluta rutila Broderip, 1826

Common Name

Blood-red Volute p.167, pl.25, f.7      Allan, J. 1950.  
Blood Volute p.256, pl.703      Coleman, N. 1975.  


From Saumarez Reef, Queensland to Papua New Guinea

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [ to 10 m {POPPE1992A} ]
substrate: sand [ ]


 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.166, pl. 66, figs. 6-7, pl. 67, figs. 1-8 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.87 [ divided into two subspecies rutila (p. 87, pl. 36E-F) and norrisii (88, pl. 36A-D, G), synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description and remarks. ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.122, pl. 17, fig. 2 [ description, distribution and subspecific arrangement ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Cymbiola Swainson, 1831
                              Cymbiola rutila (Broderip, 1826)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12342) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-23.