OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Naticidae 

Polinices (Neverita) albumen (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Nerita albumen Linnaeus, 1758

Common Name

Egg-white Sand Shell p.136      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.30 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.46 


substrate: coral sand 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1971. p.195-196, figs. 57-58 General reference
 Kabat, A.R. 1990. p.19-21, fig. 3C-D General reference
 Kilburn, R.N. 1976. p.859 General reference
 Streitz, M. 1992. p.21 General reference
 Subba Rao, N. V. 2003. p.188 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.221, pl. 36, fig. 37 General reference


                        Naticidae Forbes, 1838
                          Polinicinae Gray, 1847
                            Polinices Montfort, 1810
                              Polinices (Neverita) Risso, 1826
                                Polinices (Neverita) albumen (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=9178) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-04-30.