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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Cymbiola rossiniana (Bernardi, 1859)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Voluta rossiniana Bernardi, 1859

Common Name

Blood-red Volute p.257      Allan, J. 1950.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia


depth: continental shelf [ to 30 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal [ from 2 m, most live in depths of 2-5 m ]
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: sand [ white coral sand {POPPE1992A}. ]
substrate: sand 


 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.166, pl. 71, figs. 4-5 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.84, pl. 34E-F [ synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Cymbiola Swainson, 1831
                              Cymbiola rossiniana (Bernardi, 1859)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=37922) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-02-04. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-11.