OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Lyria lyraeformis (Swainson, 1821)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Voluta lyraeformis auct
   Harpula lyriformis auct
   Mitra lyraeformis Swainson, 1821


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSomalia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaKenya


depth: continental shelf [ trawled in Somalia in deeper water of the continental shelf ]
depth: subtidal [ Shallow waters at depths of 15 m in the Mombassa area, Kenya ]


 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.72, pl. 17, figs 1-4, 9 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.21, pl. 5A, 5B [ synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description, animal and radula and remarks ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Volutinae Swainson, 1840
                            Lyria Gray, 1847
                              Lyria lyraeformis (Swainson, 1821)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=37029) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-01-29. Record last updated by Sarah Watson on 2001-04-23.