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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Cymbiola sophia (Gray, 1846)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Voluta sophia Gray, 1846

Common Name

Sophia's Volute p.167 [as Cymbiola sophiae]      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland


depth: continental shelf [ to 36 m {POPPE1992A} ]
depth: continental shelf 
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: mud 
substrate: mud bottom 


 Bail, P. & Limpus, A. 1997. p.14, figs. 84-103 General reference
 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.167, pl. 64, figs. 4-7 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.89, pl. 37A-C [ synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description, animal and radula (fig. 17d) and remarks. ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.123, pl. 17, fig. 6a-b [ distribution and habitat ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Cymbiola Swainson, 1831
                              Cymbiola sophia (Gray, 1846)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12344) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-23.