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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Ericusa papillosa (Swainson, 1822)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Voluta (Scaphella) papillosa Swainson, 1822
   Voluta papillaris Swainson, 1840
   Voluta papillosa var. macquariensis Petterd, 1879
   Voluta kenyoniana Brazier, 1898

Common Name

Papillose Volute p.218 [as Ericusa papillosa]      Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962.  
Kenyon's Volute p.165 [as Ericusa kenyoniana]      Allan, J. 1950.  


Southern Queensland to Fremantle, Western Australia {WILSON1993B}

  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricTas. coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland


depth: continental shelf [ to 180 m {POPPE1992A}, 200 m {WEAVER1993B} ]
depth: continental shelf 
depth: subtidal [ from 18 m {POPPE1992A} ]
depth: subtidal 
substrate: gravel 
substrate: sand 
substrate: sand bottom 


 Adams, H. & A. Adams 1854-1858. p.619 [ as Ericusa papillosa Swainson ]  New combination
 Gray, J. E. 1955. p.63 [ as Volutella papillosa ]  New combination
 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.154, pl. 55, figs. 3-5 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Smith, M. 1942. p.32, pl. 16, fig. 109, 110 [ as Alcithoe papillosa papillosa (Swainson) ]  New combination
 Swainson, W.S. 1840. p.108 [ as Scaphella papillosa Sowerby ]  New combination
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.51, pl. 19G-I [ synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.123, pl. 23, fig. 3a-d, pl. 24, fig. 4 [ description, distribution, habitat, remarks and synonymy ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                            Ericusa H. & A. Adams, 1858
                              Ericusa papillosa (Swainson, 1822)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12371) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-12.