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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Bursidae 

Bursa tuberosissima (Reeve, 1844)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Ranella tuberosissima Reeve, 1844
   Bursa tuberosissima (Reeve, 1844)

Common Name

the Hunch-back Ranella pl. 7, fig. 39      Reeve, L.A. 1844.  


Philippine Islands

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.23 


habitat: coral reef [ coral bottom ]
substrate: rocks [ on hard rock ]


 Maes, V.O. 1967. p.128, pl. 19 fig. G [ illustration, locality, habitat ]  General reference
 Oostingh, C.H. 1925. p.137 [ as B (Ranella) tuberosissima; synonymy, locality, habitat ]  General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1844. pl. 7, fig. 39 [ as Ranella tuberosissima; illustration, description, distribution ]  General reference
 Schepman, M.M. 1909. p.118 [ as B. (Ranella) tuberosissima; synonymy, references ]  General reference
 Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.123, no. 4 General reference


                          Bursa Röding, 1798
                            Bursa tuberosissima (Reeve, 1844)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=37043) created by Holly Barlow on 2001-01-29. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-03.