OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Name Turbinidae 

Angaria tyria (Reeve, 1843)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Delphinula tyria Reeve, 1843

Common Name

The Tyrian-Purple Delphinula p.sp. 6      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  
Purple Banded Dolphin Shell p.96      Coleman, N. 1981.  


Fremantle to North West Cape, WA

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia


depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: reef flats 


 Ludbrook, N.H. 1978. p.99, pl. 10, figs. 9-11 General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1843. pl. 2, fig. 6a-b General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.96, pl. 11, fig. 21a-b General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.26, pl. 9, fig. 1-1a General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Turbinidae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Angaria Röding, 1798
                          Angaria tyria (Reeve, 1843)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6993) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2001-11-18.