OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Naticidae 

Polinices (Conuber) melastomus (Swainson, 1821)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conuber melastoma auct.
   Natica melastoma Swainson, 1821


southern Queensland to eastern Victoria

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Victoria
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.57 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.220 [{pl. 36, fig. 35 is melanostomus (Gmelin, 1791)}]  General reference


                        Naticidae Forbes, 1838
                          Polinicinae Gray, 1847
                            Polinices Montfort, 1810
                              Polinices (Conuber) Finlay & Marwick, 1937
                                Polinices (Conuber) melastomus (Swainson, 1821)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=9136) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Holly Barlow on 2003-01-12.