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Malea pomum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Buccinum pomum Linnaeus, 1758
   Malea pomum (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Quimalea pomum macgregori Iredale, 1931

Common Name

Apple Tun p.120, f.10      Allan, J. 1950.  
Grinning Tun p.130, pl.131      Wilson, B 2002.  


Indo-West Pacific; Abrolhos, WA to southern Queensland

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.24 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.100 


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.57 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.231, fig. 81A General reference
 Kilias, R. 1962. p.19-20, fig. 15a General reference
 Tinker, S. 1949. p.306 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.252, pl. 39, fig. 12a-c General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.74, pl. 51, fig. 7 General reference


                          Malea Valenciennes, 1833
                            Malea pomum (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=9773) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-29.