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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Cymbiola pulchra houarti Poppe, 1985

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cymbiolacca pulchra from houarti Poppe, 1985

Common Name

C. occellata p.173      Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992.  


South of Swain Reefs northwards to halfmoon Reef, from Capricorn channel, bordered on the southwest by the islands of the Capricorn Group to Boult Reef

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef


depth: continental shelf [ 30-170 m {POPPE1992A}. 150-200 m {Bail&Limpus1998} ]
habitat: coral reef 


 Bail, P. & Limpus, A. 1998. p.9 [ synonymy, distribution, description and notes ]  General reference
 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.173, pl. 76, fig. 7, pl. 78, figs. 1-2 [ as Cymbiola (Cymbiolacca) pulchra form houarti, synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Cymbiola Swainson, 1831
                              Cymbiola pulchra (Sowerby, 1825)
                                Cymbiola pulchra houarti Poppe, 1985


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=38775) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-02-19. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-11.