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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Nassariidae 

Nassarius (Zeuxis) melanioides (Reeve, 1853)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Nassa melanioides Reeve, 1853

Common Name

Mangrove Dog Whelk p.29      Coleman, N. 1981.  


Western Pacific

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1984. p.127 [ as synonym of Nassarius (Zeuxis) olivaceus (Bruguiere, 1789) ]  Places name in synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.88 New combination


                        Nassariidae Iredale, 1916
                          Nassarius Dumeril, 1806
                            Nassarius (Zeuxis) H. & A. Adams, 1853
                              Nassarius (Zeuxis) melanioides (Reeve, 1853)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=15352) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-07-30.