OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Festilyria duponti Weaver, 1968

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Festilyria duponti Weaver, 1968


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambique


depth: continental shelf [ greater than 22 m, common in deeper parts of the continental shelf {POPPE1992A} ]
depth: continental shelf 


 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.57, pl. 6, figs 7-8 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.57, pls. 22A-B, 23 [ synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description, animal and radula (fig. 11c-f) and remarks ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Volutinae Swainson, 1840
                            Festilyria Pilsbry & Olsson, 1954
                              Festilyria duponti Weaver, 1968


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=36985) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-01-29. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-12.