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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Naticidae 

Notocochlis gualteriana (Récluz, 1844)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Notocochlis vafer auct.
   Natica marochiensis Quoy & Gaimard, 1833
   Natica gualteriana Récluz, 1844
   Notocochlis gualteriana (Récluz, 1844)
   Natica tesselata Philippi, 1849
   Natica antonii Philippi, 1851
   Natica burnupi Smith, 1903
   Natica gualtieriana Couturier, 1907
   Cochlis vafer Finlay, 1930

Common Name

Spotted Sand Shell p.84 [{as Notocochis vafer Finlay}]      McMichael, D.F. 1960.  


Albany, WA to southern Qld; Indo-West Pacific{WILSON1993A} Japan and Hawaii to the Red Sea and south to the eastern Cape{Kilbu1976x88}

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  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 bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.23 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
     Subba Rao, N. V. 2003. p.185 


substrate: sand 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1971. p.180-182 [{as Natica (Natica) gualtierana}]  General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1971. p.180 Synonomy
 Hedley, C. 1913. p.298 General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.57 General reference
 Kabat, A.R. 1996. p.33 Distribution
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.207-208 General reference
 Kilburn, R.N. 1976. p.835-837 [{as Natica (Natica) gualteriana}]  General reference
 Subba Rao, N. V. 2003. p.185 General reference
 Wells, F.E. & Bryce, C.W. 1986. p.66 Distribution
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.216, pl. 36, fig. 19 [{as Natica (Natica) gualtierana }]  General reference


                        Naticidae Forbes, 1838
                          Naticinae Forbes, 1838
                            Notocochlis Powell, 1933
                              Notocochlis gualteriana (Récluz, 1844)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=9008) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-04-29.