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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Naticidae 

Naticarius orientalis (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Natica orientalis Gmelin, 1791
   Albula explanata Röding, 1798
   Nerita eburnea Deshayes, 1838

Common Name

Toyo-tama-gai G1482 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G1482]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


Recorded from Exmouth, WA but probably present also in north Qld; Indo-West Pacific{WILSON1993A} Japan to the Cocos Keeling Islands and Mozambique{Kilbu1976x88}

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaFrench Polynesia (Polynesie Francaise)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaCook Islands


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1974. [{p. 171 as Natica orientalis (Gmelin, 1791); p. 171-172 as Natica explanata (Rf6din, 1798)}]  Synonomy
 Kabat, A.R. 1996. p.33 Distribution
 Kilburn, R.N. 1976. p.844 [{as Natica (Naticarius) orientalis}]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.218 [pl. 36, figs 22a, b]  General reference


                        Naticidae Forbes, 1838
                          Naticinae Forbes, 1838
                            Naticarius Duméril, 1806
                              Naticarius orientalis (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=9075) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.