OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Ficidae 

Ficus gracilis (Sowerby, 1825)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Unknown gracilis Sowerby, 1825
   Ficus gracilis (Sowerby, 1825)

Included taxa

   Ficus gracilis dussumieri (Kiener, 1840)
   Ficus gracilis gracilis (Sowerby, 1892)

Common Name

The Graceful Fig p.102      Wye, K.R. 1991.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.23 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.34 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.108 


depth: continental shelf [ 70m depth ]
depth: continental slope [ 200m depth ]
substrate: mud 


 Kosuge, S. & Nomoto, K. 1972. p.5, pl. 1, figs 3, 4; text figs 1, 2 [ illustration, description, distribution, habitat, discussion of two subspecies; F. gracilis gracilis & F. gracilis dussumieri ]  General reference
 Kuroda, T. and Habe, T. 1952. p.135, pl. 19, fig. 3 [ synonymy, illustration, description, distribution ]  General reference
 Moolenbeek, R.G. 1995. p.91, fig. 337 [ illustration, description, distribution, habitat ]  General reference
 Poppe, G.T. & Verhaeghe, M. 2000. pl. 8, figs 1-3, pls 19, 21 [ illustration, available name details, type data, distribution, habitat, description ]  General reference
 Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.108, pl. 29, fig. 6 [ illustration, description, distribution ]  General reference
 Tantanasiriwong, R. 1978. p.12, fig. 158 [ illustration, description, habitat ]  General reference
 Wye, K.R. 1991. p.102, text fig. [ illustration, description, distribution, habitat ]  General reference


                          Ficus Röding, 1798
                            Ficus gracilis (Sowerby, 1825)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=47155) created by Holly Barlow on 2001-06-11. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-07-31.