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Cymatium (Reticutriton) pfeifferianum (Reeve, 1844)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Triton pfeifferianus Reeve, 1844
   Triton gracilis Reeve, 1844
   Cymatium pfeifferianum (Reeve, 1844)
   Cymatium (Gutturnium) bayeri Altena, 1942

Common Name

Pfeiffer's Triton pl. 4, fig. 14      Reeve, L.A. 1844.  
Pfeiffer Triton p.269      Coleman, N. 1981.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.24 
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)


depth: subtidal       Tantanasiriwong, R. 1978.  
substrate: gravel       Tantanasiriwong, R. 1978.  
substrate: mud       Henning, T. & Hemmen, J. 1993.  
substrate: sand       Henning, T. & Hemmen, J. 1993.  
substrate: shell       Tantanasiriwong, R. 1978.  


 Altena, C.O. van Regteren 1942. p.103 Fossil record
 Beu, A.G. 1998. p.130, figs 23h, 42a-g [ illustration, synonymy, description, type data, distribution, remarks ]  General reference
 Coleman, N. 1981. p.269, fig. 736 General reference
 Henning, T. & Hemmen, J. 1993. p.88, pl. 20, fig. 2 General reference
 Hinton, A. 1972. p.12, fig. 11 General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1844. pl. 4, fig. 14 General reference
 Schepman, M.M. 1909. p.112 Distribution
 Tantanasiriwong, R. 1978. p.12, fig. 159 Biology and ecology
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.248 [ Australian distribution ]  Distribution


                            Cymatium Röding, 1798
                              Cymatium (Reticutriton) Habe & Kosuge, 1966
                                Cymatium (Reticutriton) pfeifferianum (Reeve, 1844)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=9694) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2002-11-24.