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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Tonnidae 

Tonna allium (Dillwyn, 1817)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Buccinum allium Dillwyn, 1817
   Tonna allium (Dillwyn, 1817)
   Dolium costata Menke, 1830

Common Name

Ribbed Tun p.120      Allan, J. 1950.  


Indo-West Pacific; Shark Bay, WA to northern NSW

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W 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 PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.24 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.34 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.100 


habitat: intertidal flats 
substrate: sand 


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.56 General reference
 Oostingh, C.H. 1925. p.123-125 [{as Tonna (Tonna) costata (Menke)}]  Synonomy
 Wells, F.E. & Bryce, C.W. 1986. p.80 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.252, pl. 39, fig. 2 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.74, pl. 51, fig. 2 General reference


                          Tonna Brünnich, 1772
                            Tonna allium (Dillwyn, 1817)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=9778) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-07-31.