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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Cymbiola pulchra cracenta (McMichael, 1963)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cymbiolacca cracenta McMichael, 1963

Common Name

Red Volute p.284, pl.783 []      Coleman, N. 1975.  


Bowling Green Bay, south of Townsville

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


depth: continental shelf [ 50-70 m {Bail&Limpus1998}. 30-75 m {POPPE1992A} ]
substrate: sand bottom 


 Bail, P. & Limpus, A. 1998. p.16 [ distribution, description, discussion and notes. ]  General reference
 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992. p.172, pl. 78, figs. 6-8 [ synonymy, distribution, habitat, description and remarks. ]  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970. p.95, pl. 40D-E [ as Cymbiolacca cracenta. Synonymy, type information, distribution, habitat, description, animal and radula (fig. 18c) and remarks ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815
                          Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995
                            Cymbiola Swainson, 1831
                              Cymbiola pulchra (Sowerby, 1825)
                                Cymbiola pulchra cracenta (McMichael, 1963)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=38780) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-02-19. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-23.