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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Tonnidae 

Tonna chinensis (Dillwyn, 1817)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Buccinum chinense Dillwyn, 1817

Common Name

China Tun p.130, pl.131      Wilson, B 2002.  


Indo-West Pacific; Cape Leeuwin, WA to NSW

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.


depth: intertidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: sand [sand pockets of intertidal reefs]


 Kilias, R. 1962. p.27-28, fig. 21 General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.74, pl. 51, fig. 3; fig. 15 General reference


                          Tonna Brünnich, 1772
                            Tonna chinensis (Dillwyn, 1817)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=9783) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-28.