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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Bursidae 

Bufonaria crumena (Lamarck, 1816)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Bufonaria crumenoides auct
   Ranella crumena Lamarck, 1816
   Ranella crumenoides Blainville in Valenciennes, 1832
   Ranella crumena var. paucinodosa Boettger, 1882

Common Name

Leathern-Purse Ranella pl. 4, fig. 17      Reeve, L.A. 1844.  


throughout the Indian Ocean from Natal, South Africa, and Adelaide, South Australia to Oman, Gulf of Arabia, and southern India

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaGulf of Oman
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
     Wilson, B. 1993. p.225 
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.33 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.121 


substrate: sandy mud bottom [ in sandy mud ]


 Beu, A.G. 1987. p.336, figs 231-233 [ synonymy, remarks, type data, dimensions ]  General reference
 Oostingh, C.H. 1935. p.61 [ as B (Chasmotheca) crumena; synonymy, locality, distribution ]  General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1844. pl. 4, fig. 17 [ as Ranella crumena; illustration, description, distribution, habitat ]  General reference
 Schepman, M.M. 1909. p.116 [ synonymy, locality ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.225 Distribution


                          Bufonaria Schumacher, 1817
                            Bufonaria crumena (Lamarck, 1816)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=36956) created by Holly Barlow on 2001-01-29. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-03.