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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Cymbiola nobilis (Lightfoot, 1786)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Voluta nobilis Lightfoot, 1786
   Voluta scapha Gmelin, 1791


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaSingapore
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSouth China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaTaiwan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaThailand (E)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines?
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesiaKalimantan (Indonesian Borneo)?
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaCambodia
     Try, I. 2001. p.400 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaVietnam
     Nguyen, N.T. 2001. p.420 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesSulu Sea
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.182 


depth: continental shelf [ to 70 m {POPPE1992A} ]
depth: continental shelf 
depth: continental shelf 
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: algal turf 
substrate: mud 
substrate: mud bottom 
substrate: sand [ ]
substrate: seaweed [ lives in beds of seaweed {POPPE1992A} ]


 Poppe, G.T. 1992. p.165 General reference
 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.165, pl. 72, fig. 1pl. 73, figs. 1-5 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.83, pl. 34A-D [ synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description, animal and radula (fig. 17f) and remarks ]  General reference


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=37919) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-02-04. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-11.