OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Triphoridae 

Viriola bilix (Hinds, 1843)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Triphoris bilix Hinds, 1843
   Triphoris flammulata Pease, 1859


Strait of Malacca (Kay1979)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanStrait of Malacca
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaHawaiian Islands (Sandwich Islands)


depth: continental shelf [ 60-100m (Hawaii) ]
depth: intertidal [ Indonesia ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [ to 20m (Indonesia) ]
habitat: sand [ Indonesia ]
habitat: stones [ Indonesia ]


 Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999. p.164 Checklist
 Hinds, R. B. 1844. p.28 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.140 [ Fig 50 F ]  General reference


                        Triphoridae Gray, 1847
                          Triphorinae Gray, 1847
                            Viriola Jousseaume, 1884
                              Viriola bilix (Hinds, 1843)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=34367) created by Jennifer Kolb on 2000-12-01. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-06-24.