OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Athleta (Athleta) semirugata (Rehder & Weaver, 1974)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Volutocorbis semirugata Rehder & Weaver, 1974


from off central Natal, South Africa, between Durban and the mouth of the Tugela River, to off Laurenco Marques, Mozambique

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


depth: continental shelf [ from 180 m ]
depth: continental shelf 
depth: continental slope [ to 430 m ]
habitat: mud bottom [ collected on Xenophora pallidula (Reeve, 1842) ]
substrate: mud [
and gravel bottoms ]


 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.90, pl. 20, 8-10 [ synonymy, distribution, description and illustrations ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Athletinae Pilsbry & Olsson, 1954
                            Athleta Conrad, 1853
                              Athleta (Athleta) Conrad, 1853
                                Athleta (Athleta) semirugata (Rehder & Weaver, 1974)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=37487) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-02-01. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-08.