OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Fusivoluta blaizei (Barnard, 1959)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Fulgoraria blaizei Barnard, 1959


About 150 km off Cape St. Blaize, near the Cape of Good Hope {POPPE1992A}

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


depth: continental shelf [ from 190 m ]
depth: continental shelf 
depth: continental slope [ to 225 m ]
habitat: mud bottom 
substrate: mud 


 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.127, pl. 42, figs. 7-8 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.183, pl. 78A-B [ synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Volutinae Swainson, 1840
                            Fusivoluta von Martens, 1902
                              Fusivoluta blaizei (Barnard, 1959)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=38078) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-02-05. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-12.