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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Cymbiola thatcheri (McCoy, 1868)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Voluta thatcheri McCoy, 1868
   Voluta brazieri Brazier, 1870

Common Name

Thatcher's Volute p.169, f.2 []      Allan, J. 1950.  


Chesterfield, Bellona and Bampton Reefs, Coral Sea

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificCoral Sea


depth: continental shelf [ to 205 m {POPPE1992A}, to 200 m deep {WILSON1993B} ]
depth: continental shelf 
depth: continental slope 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [ from 6 m {POPPE1992A} ]
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: sand [ ]


 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.176, pl. 75, figs. 6-8 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.97, pl. 40F-G [ synonymy, type information, distribution, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.123, pl. 18, fig. 1a-b [ description, distribution, habitat and synonymy ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Cymbiola Swainson, 1831
                              Cymbiola thatcheri (McCoy, 1868)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12346) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-23.