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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Naticidae 

Naticarius onca (Röding, 1798)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cochlis onca Röding, 1798
   Cochlis pavimentum Röding, 1798
   Naticarius onca (Röding, 1798)
   Natica litterata Link, 1807
   Natica chinensis Lamarck, 1822
   Nerita candida Wood, 1825

Common Name

Chestnut Sand Snail p.217 [ For Natica onca]      Coleman, N. 1981.  


NT to Sydney, NSW; Indo-West Pacific{WILSON1993A} Japan and Fiji to the Red Sea and Mozambique{Kilbu1976x88}

  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.49 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanAndaman and NicobarAndaman Islands
     Subba Rao, N. V. 2003. p.187 


depth: intertidal 
substrate: sand 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1971. p.186, figs. 33-35 Contains synonymy
 Kabat, A.R. 1996. p.33 Distribution
 Kilburn, R.N. 1976. p.844 General reference
 Subba Rao, N. V. 2003. p.187 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.218 [pl. 36, fig. 26]  General reference


                        Naticidae Forbes, 1838
                          Naticinae Forbes, 1838
                            Naticarius Duméril, 1806
                              Naticarius onca (Röding, 1798)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=9069) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-04-29.