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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Ericusa sericata Thornley, 1951

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Notopeplum sericatum auct
   Ericusa sericata Thornley, 1951

Common Name

Silky Volute p.290      Coleman, N. 1981.  


Wide Bay, Queensland to Wollongong, New South Wales

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland


depth: continental shelf [ 65-180 m {PB1254}, trawled along the outer part of the continental shelf {WILSON1993B} ]
substrate: mud bottom [ hard mud {POPPE1992A} ]
substrate: sand bottom 


 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.152, pl. 54, figs 4-5 [ as Notopeplum sericatum, synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.52, pl. 20C-D [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.123, pl. 23, figs. 4a-b, pl. 24A, fig. 5 [ distribution, habitat and synonymy ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                            Ericusa H. & A. Adams, 1858
                              Ericusa sericata Thornley, 1951


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12377) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-12.