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Cymatium (Ranularia) pyrum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Murex pyrum Linnaeus, 1758
   Cymatium pyrum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common Name

Pear Triton pl. 10, fig. 33      Reeve, L.A. 1844.  
O-zogai G1597 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G1597]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.24 
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.112 


depth: continental shelf [ in deeper water; 20-28m depth ]      Henning, T. & Hemmen, J. 1993.  
substrate: coral       Henning, T. & Hemmen, J. 1993.  
substrate: sand       Henning, T. & Hemmen, J. 1993.  


 Allan, J. 1950. p.114, text fig. 7 General reference
 Beu, A.G. 1998. p.125, figs 34e, 41 [ illustration, synonymy, description, type data, distribution, remarks ]  General reference
 Beu, A.G. 1999. p.39, figs 74, 75 [ synonymy, type data, illustration, description, distribution ]  General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1967. p.320, pl. 45, fig. 19 General reference
 Habe, T. 1964. p.72, pl. 22, fig. 13 General reference
 Henning, T. & Hemmen, J. 1993. p.82, pl. 17 General reference
 Hinton, A. 1972. p.12, fig. 6 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.218, fig. 78B General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1844. pl. 10, fig. 33 General reference
 Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961. p.66, pl. 7, fig. 2 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.247 Distribution
 Wilson, B.R. & Gillett, K. 1971. p.76, pl. 52, fig. 5 General reference


                            Cymatium Röding, 1798
                              Cymatium (Ranularia) Schumacher, 1817
                                Cymatium (Ranularia) pyrum (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=9666) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.