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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Cymbiola pulchra wisemani (Brazier, 1870)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Voluta (Aulica) wisemani Brazier, 1870
   Cymbiola randalli Stokes, 1961

Common Name

Randall's Volute p.256, pl.702 [as Cymbiolacca randalli Stokes, 1961 For Cymbiolacca randalli]      Coleman, N. 1975.  
Wiseman's Volute p.257, pl.708      Coleman, N. 1975.  


Townsville to Cairns, Queensland, Australia {POPPE1992A}, St Crispin Reef in the north to Stanley Reef in the south {Bail&Limpus1998}

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


depth: continental shelf 
depth: shallow subtidal [ from 2 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [ to 30 m ]
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: sand [ ]


 Bail, P. & Limpus, A. 1998. p.15 [ distribution and description ]  General reference
 McMichael, D.F. 1959. p.380, pl. 44, figs. 7-8 [ as Cymbiolacca wisemani ]  General reference
 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.172, pl. 77, figs. 3-7 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.98, pl. 41A-D [ synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description, animal and radula (fig. 18h) and remarks ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Cymbiola Swainson, 1831
                              Cymbiola pulchra (Sowerby, 1825)
                                Cymbiola pulchra wisemani (Brazier, 1870)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=38778) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-02-19. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-23.