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Strombus (Canarium) mutabilis mutabilis Swainson, 1821

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Canarium flammeum auct.
   Strombus mutabilis Swainson, 1821
   Canarium mutabilis (Swainson, 1821)
   Strombus floridus Lamarck, 1822
   Strombus epimellus Duclos, 1844
   Strombus flosculosus Mörch, 1852
   Strombus flammeus Link, Issel and T.-Canefri, 1876
   Strombus zebriolata Adam & Leloup, 1938

Common Name

Flowery Stromb p.101, f.1 [ For Canarium flammeum]      Allan, J. 1950.  


The entire tropical Indo-Pacific exclusive of hawaii, the Line Islands, Marquesas and Easter Island (Abbott1960A)

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-Arabia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.21 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.29 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.68 


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [ ]
eCode: sandy mud bottom 


 Abbott, R.T. 1960. p.72 General reference
 Abbott, R.T. 1960. p.73 Synonomy
 Demond, J. 1957. p.296 General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.50 General reference
 Kreipl, K. & Poppe, G.T. 1999. p.38 [numerous illustrations]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.156 General reference


                          Strombus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Strombus (Canarium) Schumacher, 1817
                              Strombus (Canarium) mutabilis Swainson, 1821
                                Strombus (Canarium) mutabilis mutabilis Swainson, 1821


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=7938) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-13.