OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

ANSP OBIS Home | Another Search

Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Tonnidae 

Tonna perdix (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Buccinum perdix Linnaeus, 1758
   Tonna perdix (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common Name

Partridge Tun p.32      McMichael, D.F. 1960.  


Dirk-Hartog Island, Shark Bay, Western Australia; Torres Strait; Green Island, Queensland (Hedley, 1919) Indo-Pacific from Hawaiian Islands to the east coast of Africa (Turner, 1948) Indo-West Pacific; Freemantle, WA to southern Qld (Wilson, 1993)

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  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 


 Bergh, R. 1904. p.105 General reference
 Hedley, C. 1919. p.335 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.233 General reference
 Kilias, R. 1962. p.48-49, fig. 42 General reference
 Turner, R. D. 1948. p.172-173, pl. 75, fig. 1; pl. 77, figs. 1-2 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.253, pl. 39, fig. 13 General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.74, pl. 51, figs. 4-4a General reference


                          Tonna Brünnich, 1772
                            Tonna perdix (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=9788) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-07-31.