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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cancellariidae 

Cancellaria (Merica) elegans Sowerby, 1822

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cancellaria elegans Sowerby, 1822
   Cancellaria reeveana Crosse, 1861
   Cancellaria subsinensis Löbbecke, 1881


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Gulf of Carpentaria
     Wilson, B. 1994. p. 174 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
     Wilson, B. 1994. p. 174 
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanThailand (W)Phuket


depth: continental shelf 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: mud 


 Garrard, T.A. 1975. p.3 General reference
 Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.78 General reference
 Tantanasiriwong, R. 1978. p.17 Distribution
 Verhecken, A. 1986. p.40 General reference
 Verhecken, A. 1997. p.308 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.174 General reference


                            Cancellaria Lamarck, 1799
                              Cancellaria (Merica) H. & A. Adams, 1854
                                Cancellaria (Merica) elegans Sowerby, 1822


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13689) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-02-09.