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Distorsio reticularis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Distorsio (Rhysema) ridens auct.
   Distorsio (Rhysema) perdistorta auct.
   Distorsio ridens auct.
   Distortio cancellinus [sic]
   Murex reticularis Linnaeus, 1758
   Distorsio (Distorsio) reticularis (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Distorsio (Distorsio) reticularis reticularis (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Distorsio reticularis (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Tritonium (Persona) reticulare (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Persona reticulata (Röding, 1798)
   Distorsio reticulata Röding, 1798
   Distorsio (Distorsio) reticulata (Röding, 1798)
   Distorsio (Rhysema) reticulata (Röding, 1798)
   Distorsio reticulatus (Röding, 1798)
   Distortrix cancellina (Lamarck, 1803)
   Murex cancellinus Lamarck, 1803
   Triton cancellinus (Lamarck, 1803)
   Distorsio cancellinus (Lamarck, 1803)
   Distorta acuta Perry, 1811
   Murex mulus Dillwyn, 1817
   Triton clathratum Lamarck, 1822
   Distortrix cancellina var. ridens (Reeve, 1844)
   Nassa (?) lamonganana Martin, 1884
   Persona metableta Cossmann, 1903
   Persona (Distorsio) reticulata kueneni Koperberg, 1931
   Distortrix cancellina var. francesae (Iredale, 1931)
   Distorsio francesae Iredale, 1931

Common Name

France's Warp Shell p.115      Allan, J. 1950.  
Reticulate Triton p.269, pl.737      Coleman, N. 1975.  


Kronenberg, 1994 (Krone1994x07): "Indo West Pacific, from southern Japan to South Africa and Australia. Not reported from Hawaii."

  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
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.24 
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
     Wilson, B. 1993. p.239 
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.33 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986.  
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesLuzonQuezon
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.117 


depth: continental shelf 
depth: continental shelf       Kronenberg, G. & Berkhout, J. 1994. p. 91 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: coral 
substrate: coral       Cernohorsky, W.O. 1967.  
substrate: mud       Coleman, N. 1981.  
substrate: rocks       Cernohorsky, W.O. 1967.  
substrate: sand       Coleman, N. 1981.  


 Beu, A.G. 1998. p.196, figs 58l, 63f-k, 64a-g [ illustration, synonymy, type data, distribution, description, remarks ]  General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1967. p.324, pl. 45, fig. 24 [ as D. reticulata ; synonymy, illustration, description, distribution, habitat ]  General reference
 Coleman, N. 1981. p.269, fig. 737 General reference
 Henning, T. & Hemmen, J. 1993. p.146 Biology and ecology
 Hinton, A. 1972. p.12, fig. 2 General reference
 Iredale, T. 1929. p.344, pl. 38, fig. 2 General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.54 General reference
 Kronenberg, G.C. 1994. p.90 General reference
 Ladd, H.S. 1977. p.23, pl. 11, fig. 14 Fossil record
 Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961. p.68, pl. 7, fig. 13 General reference
 Tantanasiriwong, R. 1978. p.12, fig. 168 General reference
 Wells, F.E. & Bryce, C.W. 1986. p.82, fig. 261 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.239 Distribution
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.78, pl. 53, figs 8, 8a General reference


                          Distorsio Röding, 1798
                            Distorsio reticularis (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=9505) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-25.