OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Xenophoridae 

Xenophora (Xenophora) tenuis Fulton, 1938

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Xenophora tenuis Fulton, 1938

Common Name

Usu-kumasaka G1144 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G1144]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


one record from western Indian Ocean (Saya de Malha Bank, Mascarene Plateau)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaEast China Sea?
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan


depth: continental shelf [ 30-185 m ]


 Kreipl, K. & A. Alf 1999. p.55, pl. 17, figs. 15-15b [ type information, distribution, description, remarks and synonymy ]  General reference
 Ponder, W.F. 1983. p.36, figs. 21a-c, 34 [ synonymy, description, type information, distribution and remarks ]  General reference


                        Xenophoridae Troschel, 1852
                          Xenophora Fischer von Waldheim, 1807
                            Xenophora (Xenophora) Fischer von Waldheim, 1807
                              Xenophora (Xenophora) tenuis Fulton, 1938


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=38822) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-02-20. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.