OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Naticidae 

Polinices (Mammilla) maurus (Lamarck, 1816)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Natica maura Lamarck, 1816
   Polinices nuxcastanea "Martyn" Hedley, 1913


{Indo-West Pacific; Queensland south to Bunker Group{WILSON1993A} Indo-Pacific from central Japan to Indonesia{Shuto1969x70}}

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.46 


depth: intertidal 
substrate: muddy sand 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1971. p.196-197 Synonomy
 Shuto, T. 1969. p.83 Distribution
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.221, pl. 36, fig. 42 General reference


                        Naticidae Forbes, 1838
                          Polinicinae Gray, 1847
                            Polinices Montfort, 1810
                              Polinices (Mammilla) Schumacher, 1817
                                Polinices (Mammilla) maurus (Lamarck, 1816)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=9159) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-07-23.