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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Costellariidae 

Vexillum (Costellaria) albatum Cernohorsky, 1988

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Turricula casta Adams, 1872
   Mitra hastata Sowerby, 1874
   Vexillum albatum Cernohorsky, 1988


From the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf to the Mascarenes (Reunion I.), Hawaii and the Society Is., French Polynesia

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene IslandsReunion
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaPersian Gulf (=Arabian Gulf)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaHawaiian Islands (Sandwich Islands)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaFrench Polynesia (Polynesie Francaise)Society Islands (Iles de la Societe)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew CaledoniaLoyalty Islands (Iles Loyaute)Lifou
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast


depth: subtidal [ to 34 fathoms (info. merged from Vexillum castum); 20 - 400m (info. from V. albatum) ]
substrate: in sand 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1970. p.54 Contains synonymy
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.111 [ additional reference type = General ]  Distribution
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1988. p.78 [ Additional reference types = Type locality, Type information, Contains synonymy ]  Distribution
 Cotton, B.C. 1957. p.7 Distribution
 Dautzenberg, P. & Bouge, L.J. 1923. p.209 Distribution


                          Vexillum Röding, 1798
                            Vexillum (Costellaria) Swainson, 1840
                              Vexillum (Costellaria) albatum Cernohorsky, 1988


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=45057) created by Jason D. Weintraub on 2001-04-24. Record last updated by juliannao on 2003-03-24.