OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Fusivoluta pyrrhostoma (Watson, 1882)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Fusus (Sipho) pyrrhostoma Watson, 1882


Cape Blaize to Saldanha Bay, South Africa

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereSouth Africa (Cape marine Province)


depth: continental shelf [ from 70 m ]
depth: continental shelf 
depth: continental slope [ to 360 m ]


 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.129, pl. 42, figs. 1-2 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.184, pl. 79C-D [ synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description, animal and radula (fig. 43c-d) and remarks ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Volutinae Swainson, 1840
                            Fusivoluta von Martens, 1902
                              Fusivoluta pyrrhostoma (Watson, 1882)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=38076) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-02-05. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-12.