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Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Adelomelon ancilla (Lightfoot, 1786)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Voluta ancilla Lightfoot, 1786
   Voluta magellanica Gmelin, 1791
   Voluta paradoxa Lahille, 1895


  OBIS RegionsEastern PacificChile


depth: continental shelf [ Along the slopes of the continental shelf, 50-310 m, most common in 100-200 m depth {POPPE1992A} ]
depth: continental shelf 
depth: continental slope 
substrate: sand [ ]


 Bail, P. 1999. p.22 Synonomy
 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.109, pl. 35, figs. 1-6 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.102, pl. 42A-C [ synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description, animal and radula (fig. 20a-c, n) and remarks ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                            Adelomelon Dall, 1906
                              Adelomelon ancilla (Lightfoot, 1786)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=38038) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-02-05. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-12.