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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Cymbiola imperialis (Lightfoot, 1786)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Voluta imperialis Lightfoot, 1786


Through the islands of the Sulu Archipelago, Philippines

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesMindanao
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesSulu ArchipelagoSulu Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesSulu Sea
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.182 


depth: shallow subtidal [ from 2 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [ to 20 m ]
substrate: sand 
substrate: sand bottom 


 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.161, pl. 74, figs. 1-6 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.81, pl. 33A-C [ synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Cymbiola Swainson, 1831
                              Cymbiola imperialis (Lightfoot, 1786)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=37908) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-02-04. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-11.