Amoria maculata

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Amoria maculata
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Gastropodal view of a shell of Amoria maculata
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A. maculata
Binomial name
Amoria maculata
(Swainson, 1822)
Synonyms[1]
  • Amoria (Amoria) maculata (Swainson, 1822)
  • Scaphella caroli Iredale, 1924
  • Voluta maculata Swainson, 1822 (original combination)
  • Voluta volva Gmelin, 1791

Amoria maculata, common name Carol's volute, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Volutidae, the volutes.[1]

Description[edit]

The length of the shell varies between 48 mm and 75 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This marine species occurs from Queensland to New South Wales, Australia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Amoria maculata (Swainson, 1822). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 7 November 2012.
  • Bail P. & Limpus A. (2001) The genus Amoria. In: G.T. Poppe & K. Groh (eds) A conchological iconography. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. 50 pp., 93 pls

External links[edit]

  • "Amoria maculata". Gastropods.com. Retrieved 15 January 2019.