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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Naticidae 

Natica arachnoidea (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Nerita arachnoidea Gmelin, 1791
   Natica raynoldiana Récluz, 1844
   Natica cruentata var. trifasciata Récluz, 1844

Common Name

Murakumo-tama-gai G1468 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G1468]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


Torres Strait to Mossman, Qld; Indo-West Pacific{WILSON1993A} Mozambique to the Andaman Islands and western Pacific{Kilbu1976x88}

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.30 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.49 


depth: intertidal 
substrate: sand 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1971. p.177-178, figs. 14-17 General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1971. p.177 Synonomy
 Kabat, A.R. 1996. p.33 Distribution
 Kilburn, R.N. 1976. p.833-835 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.215, pl. 36, figs. 17a-b General reference


                        Naticidae Forbes, 1838
                          Naticinae Forbes, 1838
                            Natica Scopoli, 1777
                              Natica arachnoidea (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8993) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.