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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Melo broderipii (Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Voluta broderipii Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea


depth: intertidal 
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [ to about 10 m deep {POPPE1992A} ]
depth: subtidal 
substrate: mud 
substrate: mud bottom 
substrate: sand 
substrate: sand bottom 


 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.188, pl. 87, figs. 4-5 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.181 Distribution
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.73, pl. 29C-D [ synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Melo Broderip in Sowerby, 1826
                              Melo broderipii (Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=37934) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-02-04. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-12.