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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Gastropoda (class)  »  Littorinimorpha (order)  »  Tonnidae (family)

CAAB Code: 24 177001 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Tonna variegata    (Lamarck, 1822)
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda
Family: Tonnidae (tun shells) - show full taxa list or show species only taxa list
Common Name: [a tun shell]
CSIRO Marine Invertebrate Image Collection (MIIC)
Catalogue Number: MIIC-03036

CSIRO Specimen Reference: SS200510-152-066

Survey: SS200510 [details]
Date of image: 12-December-2005 22:12
Position: -21.9784° 113.82°
Depth: 176.8 metres

Image supplied by: Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Licence: CCBY 4.0

Occurrence locations [10] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Organism Type: a tun shell
Taxon Notes:Some records of immature specimens of this species may be mis-identified specimens of Tonna chinensis.
Parent Codes
(if any)
24 177903
World Register of Marine Species accepted 2016-06-17 view at WoRMS - potential occurrences at OBIS
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Wilson, B., 1993, Australian Marine Shells. Prosobranch Gastropods Pt I. Odyssey Publishing, Leederville, W.A.
Scientific Name
verified against
Vos, C., 2005. Notes on Tonnidae of the T. variegata complex and T. chinensis complex, with descriptions of four new species (Gastropoda: Tonnidae)., Visaya, Vol. 1(5): 45-62.

Record details

Record entered on 25-May-2001 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 15-Mar-2019 14:08 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update distribution
Modification history:
16-SEP-2003: add synonym, references (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
02-JUL-2012: update reference (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
19-JUL-2012: delete synonym (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
15-MAR-2019: update distribution (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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