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Domiporta filaris (Linnaeus, 1771)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Voluta filaris Linnaeus, 1771
   Domiporta filaris (Linnaeus, 1771)
   Voluta filosa Born, 1778
   Mitra nexilis Lamarck, 1811
   Mitra filosa bernardiana Philippi, 1850
   Mitra filosa borni Philippi, 1850


Red Sea to Polynesia and the Hawaiian Islands (Cernohorsky, 1991), Indo-West Pacific; Rowley Shoals and Scott Reef, WA to southern Queensland (Wilson, 1994)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaHawaiian Islands (Sandwich Islands)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSouth China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaVietnam
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.204 


depth: continental shelf 
depth: intertidal 
depth: intertidal and subtidal [ from the intertidal zone to a depth of 90 m. ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: coral sand [ in coral sand and among weed ]
substrate: sand 
substrate: seaweed [ in coral sand and among weed ]


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1991. p.89 [ Distribution map (Pl. 82), synonymy and type information ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.156 General reference


                            Domiporta Cernohorsky, 1970
                              Domiporta filaris (Linnaeus, 1771)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13257) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-12.