This species from eastern Australia has been previously confused with the Indian Ocean species Turbo imperialis, and until recently was synonymised with it. This code replaces previous (interim) CAAB code 00 663002 (FISHLIST 663002).
Name status: accepted
Checked on: 2016-05-12 View at WoRMS - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS)
(report and map of occurrences)
Wilson, B., 1993, Australian Marine Shells. Prosobranch Gastropods Pt I. Odyssey Publishing, Leederville, W.A.
Scientific Name verified against:
Alf, A. Kreipl, K., 2011, A Conchological Iconography: The Family Turbinidae, Subfamily Turbininae, Genus Turbo. Errata, corrections and new information on the genera Lunella, Modelia and Turbo (Vol. 1).: 69-80. Conchbooks, Hackenheim, Germany