OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Naticidae 

Tectonatica violacea (Sowerby, 1825)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Natica violacea Sowerby, 1825
   Nerita glabra Wood, 1828
   Natica rhodostoma Philippi, 1842


Polynesia and Philippines to Mozambique

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.49 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1971. p.189-190, fig. 44 Synonomy
 Kabat, A.R. 1996. p.33 Distribution
 Kilburn, R.N. 1976. p.852 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.219 General reference


                        Naticidae Forbes, 1838
                          Naticinae Forbes, 1838
                            Tectonatica Sacco, 1890
                              Tectonatica violacea (Sowerby, 1825)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=9097) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-07-24.