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Gastropoda Name Turbinidae 

Angaria delphinus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Angaria melacantha [sic]
   Turbo delphinus Linnaeus, 1758
   Delphinula laciniata Lamarck, 1822
   Delphinula atrata Reeve, 1842
   Delphinula aculeata Reeve, 1842
   Delphinula formosa Reeve, 1842
   Delphinula incisa Reeve, 1842
   Delphinula melanacantha Reeve, 1842
   Delphinula imperialis Reeve, 1843
   Delphinula nodosus Reeve, 1843
   Delphinula coronata A. Adams, 1850

Common Name

The Prickly Delphinula pl. 1, fig. 3a-b [as Delphinula aculeata]      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  
The Imperial Delphinula p.sp. 1 [as Delphinula imperialis]      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  
Lacinate Dolphin Shell p.170      Coleman, N. 1981.  
The Black-Dyed Delphinula p.sp. 4      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  
The Beautiful Delphinula p.sp. 2      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  
The Knobbed Delphinula p.sp. 8 []      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  
The Engraved Delphinula p.sp. 5 [as Delphinula incisa]      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  
Laciniated Dolphin Shell p.66, pl.15, fig.14      Allan, J. 1950.  


Exmouth Gulf, WA to southern Queensland

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.23 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.38 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaVietnam
     Hylleberg, J & Kilburn, R. N. 2003. p.24 


depth: intertidal 
habitat: coral reef 


 Hylleberg, J & Kilburn, R. N. 2003. p.24 General reference
 Oostingh, C.H. 1925. p.14-19 Synonomy
 Reeve, L.A. 1843. pl. 1, figs. 3a-b [ as Delphinula aculeata ]  General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1843. pl. 1, fig. 1a-b [ as Delphinula imperialis ]  General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1843. pl. 2, fig. 8 [ as Delphinula nodosa ]  General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1843. pl. 1, fig. 5 [ as Delphinula incisa ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.96, pl. 7a, fig. 1a-b, pl. 11, fig. 22 General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Turbinidae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Angaria Röding, 1798
                          Angaria delphinus (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6989) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-05-26.