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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Olividae 

Oliva caerulea (Röding, 1798)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Porphyria coerulea [sic]
   Porphyria caerulea Röding, 1798
   Oliva episcopalis Lamarck, 1811
   Oliva lugubris Lamarck, 1811
   Oliva philippinensis Bartsch, 1918
   Oliva (Miniaceoliva) caerulea ponderi Petuch & Sargent, 1986

Common Name

Purple Mouthed Olive p.219      Coleman, N. 1981.  
Episcopal Olive p.172, pl.20, f.6      Allan, J. 1950.  


Indo-West Pacific; Abrolhos, WA to central Qld {Wilson1993B}

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
     Tursch, B. & Greifeneder, D. 2001. p.374 [Unlinked by Biolink 1.5] 
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West Pacific
     Tursch, B. & Greifeneder, D. 2001. p.374 [Unlinked by Biolink 1.5] 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetric
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.187 


substrate: sand       Tursch, B. & Greifeneder, D. 2001. p.374 


 Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961. p.120 Distribution
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.324 [{as Oliva episcopalis }]  Distribution
 Tursch, B. & Greifeneder, D. 2001. p.373 General reference
 Tursch, B. & Greifeneder, D. 2001. p.437 Synonomy
 Tursch, B. & Greifeneder, D. 2001. p.373 Biology and ecology
 Tursch, B. & Greifeneder, D. 2001. p.373 Distribution
 Tursch, B. & Greifeneder, D. 2001. p.374 Range map
 Tursch, B. & Greifeneder, D. 2001. p.373 Anatomy
 Wells, F.E. & Bryce, C.W. 1986. p.104 Distribution
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.133, pl. 28, fig. 10a-c General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.106, pl. 69, figs. 6-6a General reference


                            Oliva Bruguière, 1789
                              Oliva caerulea (Röding, 1798)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12564) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-13.