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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Harpidae 

Harpa costata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Buccinum costatum Linnaeus, 1758
   Harpa imperialis Chemnitz, 1788
   Harpa imperialis Lamarck, 1822
   Harpa multicostata Sowerby, 1822
   Harpa ventricosa var. Kiener, 1835
   Harpa costata var. gruneri Sutor, 1877
   Harpa costata var. laetifica Melvill, 1916


Berkhout, 1992: "The range is restricted to Mauritius, Reunion and the north-east corner of Madagascar."

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascar
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-Arabia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene IslandsMauritius
     Berkhout, J. 1992. p. 128 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene IslandsReunion
     Berkhout, J. 1992. p. 128 


 Poppe, G.T. & Brulet, T. 1999. pl.10,11,12 Illustration
 Rehder, H.A. 1973. p.253, pl. 187, figs 1-3, pls 221-223 [ illustration, description, distribution, synonymy, type data ]  General reference


                        Harpidae Bronn, 1849
                          Harpa Röding, 1798
                            Harpa costata (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=47391) created by Holly Barlow on 2001-07-01. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-07-17.