OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Festilyria Pilsbry & Olsson, 1954

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Festilyria Pilsbry & Olsson, 1954

Included taxa

   Festilyria festiva (Lamarck, 1811)
   Festilyria africana (Reeve, 1856)
   Festilyria ponsonbyi (E.A. Smith, 1901)
   Festilyria queketti (E.A. Smith, 1901)
   Festilyria duponti Weaver, 1968


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean


depth: continental shelf [ moderately deep water {WEAVER1968} ]


 Bail, P. 1999. p.17 [ Festilyria as a synonymn of Callipara ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement
 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.16 [ remarks about synonymy ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. 1968. p.442 [ synonymy, distribution and description ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.54 [ synonymy, type information, distribution, description and remarks ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Volutinae Swainson, 1840
                            Festilyria Pilsbry & Olsson, 1954


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=36981) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-01-29. Record last updated by bouchet genera on 2002-07-16.