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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Bursidae 

Bufonaria albivaricosa (Reeve, 1844)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Ranella albivaricosa Reeve, 1844

Common Name

The White-Varix Ranella pl. 1, fig. 2      Reeve, L.A. 1844.  


northern Indian Ocean; Ceylon

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.33 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanSri Lanka


depth: subtidal [ depth of 20m ]
substrate: sandy mud bottom 


 Beu, A.G. 1998. p.19 Distribution
 Reeve, L.A. 1844. pl. 1, fig. 2 [ as Ranella albivaricosa; illustration, description, distribution, habitat ]  General reference
 Tantanasiriwong, R. 1978. p.12, fig. 173 [ illustration, habitat ]  General reference
 Tryon, G.W. 1881. p.38, pl. 18, figs 5, 6 [ north east Australia ]  Distribution


                          Bufonaria Schumacher, 1817
                            Bufonaria albivaricosa (Reeve, 1844)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=39188) created by Holly Barlow on 2001-03-05. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-03-17.