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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Nassariidae 

Nassarius (Niotha) novaezelandiae (Reeve, 1854)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Nassa novaezelandiae Reeve, 1854
   Nassa bifaria Baird in Brenchley, 1873
   Nassa (Niotha) auberti Abrard, 1946


Amirante Islands to India, the Philippines and the Fiji Islands

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificVanuatuNew Hebrides
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificFiji
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene IslandsReunion
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSeychellesOuter IslandsAmirantes
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaThailand (E)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific


depth: continental shelf [ to 40 m ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: coral 
substrate: sand [ black or muddy ]
substrate: sand 


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1991. p.189 Distribution
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1984. p.86, pl. 9, figs. 3-6 [ ]  Synonomy


                        Nassariidae Iredale, 1916
                          Nassarius Dumeril, 1806
                            Nassarius (Niotha) H. & A. Adams, 1853
                              Nassarius (Niotha) novaezelandiae (Reeve, 1854)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=44669) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-04-12. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-01-15.