OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Pterygia sinensis (Reeve, 1844)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Mitra sinensis Reeve, 1844
   Mitra lima Sowerby, 1874


Japan to northern Australia and the Solomon Islands (Cernohorsky, 1991), Indo-West Pacific; North West Cape, WA to Cairns, Queensland (Wilson, 1994)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificSolomon Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.200 


depth: continental shelf [ from 90 - 196 m. ]
substrate: in sand 
substrate: sand 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.106 General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1991. p.150 [ distribution, synonymy, type and general information ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.154 General reference


                            Pterygia Röding, 1798
                              Pterygia sinensis (Reeve, 1844)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13203) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-12.