OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Umboniini Adams & Adams, 1854

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Umboniini Adams & Adams, 1854

Included taxa

   Umbonium Link, 1807


Predominately tropical Indo-Pacific, but extending north in the western Pacific to northern Japan and Sakhalin.

  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificNorthern HemisphereJapan (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific


depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal 
feeding mode: suspension feeding 
habitat: beach [ moderatley exposed beaches {Hickm1990x81} ]
habitat: sand flats [ semiprotected sand flats {Hickm1900x81}. ]
substrate: in sand 


 Hickman, C.S. & McLean, J.H. 1990. p.136, figs. 89-91 [ synonymy, living genera (assigned to three tribes), fossil record, distribution and habitat, diagnosis, description and discussion ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.95  General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Umboniinae Adams & Adams, 1854
                        Umboniini Adams & Adams, 1854


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6952) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-07-30.