OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutomitridae 

Volutomitridae Gray, 1854

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Volutomitrina Gray, 1854
   Volutomitrinae Dall, 1907
   Peculatoridae Iredale & McMichael, 1962
   Microvolutidae Iredale & McMichael, 1962

Included taxa

   Volutomitra H. & A. Adams, 1853
   Conomitra Conrad, 1865
   Microvoluta Angas, 1877
   Paradmete Strebel, 1908
   Pusiolina Cossmann, 1921
   Peculator Iredale, 1924
   Waimatea Finlay, 1927
   Magdalemitra Kilburn, 1974


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereNew Zealand
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia


depth: continental rise 
depth: continental shelf 
depth: continental slope 
depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal [ 10-1900 m. ]
substrate: algal turf 
substrate: mud 
substrate: sand 


 Arnaud, P.M. & Van Mol, J.-J. 1979. p.26 General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1970. p.90 [ List of species, distribution, habitat and systematics. ]  General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.94 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.333 General reference
 Ponder, W.F. 1972. p.295 Biology and ecology
 Ponder, W.F. 1988. p.842 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.158 General reference


                        Volutomitridae Gray, 1854


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13296) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-08-07.