OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Neocancilla papilio papilio (Link, 1807)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   "Mitra sphaerulata" Martyn, 1784 [non-binomial]
   Voluta leucostoma Gmelin, 1791
   Voluta papilio Link, 1807
   Mitra scabriuscula Lamarck, 1811


Red Sea to Polynesia (Cernohorsky, 1991), Indo-West Pacific; Rowley Shoals and Scotts Reef, WA to Bunker Group, Queensland (Wilson, 1994)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaFrench Polynesia (Polynesie Francaise)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaCook Islands
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.42 


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: in sand [ in sand and weed ]
substrate: sand 
substrate: seaweed [ in sand and weed ]


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1991. p.103 [ Distribution map (Pl. 98), synonymy, type information and general information ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.157 General reference


                            Neocancilla Cernohorsky, 1966
                              Neocancilla papilio (Link, 1807)
                                Neocancilla papilio papilio (Link, 1807)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=47173) created by Jason D. Weintraub on 2001-06-14. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-03-26.