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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Neocancilla circula (Kiener, 1838)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Mitra circula Kiener, 1838
   Neocancilla circula (Kiener, 1838)
   Mitra circulata Reeve, 1844
   Mitra pura Adams, 1853
   Mitra rufescens Adams, 1853
   Cancilla beyerlei Jousseaume, 1894
   Mitra burnupiana Cooke, 1920

Common Name

Circula Mitre p.207, pl.582      Coleman, N. 1975.  


Red Sea and the Persian Gulf to the Tuamotu Archipelago (Cernohorsky, 1991), Central Indo-West Pacific; North West Shelf, WA to north Queensland (Wilson, 1994)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaPersian Gulf (=Arabian Gulf)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaFrench Polynesia (Polynesie Francaise)Tuamotu Archipelago (Iles Tuamotu)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.42 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.204 


depth: continental shelf 
depth: intertidal 
depth: intertidal and subtidal [ 0 - 119 m. ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: in mud [ in soft mud ]
substrate: in rubble [ coral rubble ]
substrate: in sand 
substrate: mud 
substrate: sand 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1972. p.198-200 General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.103 General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1991. p.111 [ distribution, synonymy, type information and general information ]  General reference
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1952. p.194-195 General reference
 Subba Rao, N.V. & Dey, A. 1984. p.33 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.157 General reference


                            Neocancilla Cernohorsky, 1966
                              Neocancilla circula (Kiener, 1838)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13270) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-03-03.