Western Indian Ocean province

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

This province covers the following ecoregions: 94. Northern Monsoon Current Coast; 95. East African Coral Coast; 96. Seychelles; 97. Cargados Carajos/Tromelin Island; 98. Mascarene Islands; 99. Southeast Madagascar; 100. Western and Northern Madagascar; 101. Bight of Sofala/Swamp Coast; 102. Delagoa.

The Natal ecoregion [193], included in the Temperate Temperate Southern Africa realm, Agulhas province by MEOW is here considered to be tropical, following Thandar (2015). Its southern limit is at Port St. Johns, Eastern Cape, South Africa and includes the Transkei (former unrecognised state).

Faunistic works: Kilburn (1980; "Oliva" of South Africa and Mozambique).

Ancillariidae
Species  
"Amalda" crosnieri Kilburn, 1977

NW Madagascar [100]

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"Amalda" obesa (Sowerby, 1859)

Southern Mozambique [102]

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"Amalda" roscoae Kilburn, 1975

Mozambique [102]

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Ancilla adelphe Kilburn, 1981

Madagascar [100]

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Ancilla atimovatae Kantor, Fedosov, Puillandre & Bouchet, 2016

Madagascar [100]

RV 3096a. Madagascar, Toliara, from local fishermen. Scale bar is 1 cm.

Ancilla giaquintoi Bozzetti, 2006

Madagascar [100]

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Ancilla lhaumeti Kantor, Fedosov, Puillandre & Bouchet, 2016

Madagascar [100]

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Ancilla thomassini Kilburn, 1981

Madagascar [100]

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Ancilla ventricosa (Lamarck, 1811)

Madagascar [100]

RV 0340a. Madagascar, Toliara, from local fishermen, 2006. Scale bar is 1 cm.

Baryspira contusa (Reeve, 1864)

Madagascar [100]

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Baryspira obtusa(Swainson, 1825)

Mozambique [102]

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Baryspira optima (Sowerby, 1897)

Mozambique [102]

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Baryspira similis (Sowerby, 1859)

Mozambique [102]

RV 6930. Mozambique, Bazaruto Island, low tide. March 1972. Scale bar is 1 cm

 

Mozambique [102]

UPPER SLOPE

RV 0066. Mozambique, between Inhaca and Xai-Xai, trawled, dead, depth 380-420 m, July 2003. Scale bar is 1 cm.

Olividae
Species  
Acutoliva australis (Duclos, 1835)

Reported in 1981 from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (Widmer, 1981)

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Acutoliva leonardhilli (Petuch & Sargent, 1986)

Western Madagascar [100]

RV 2006. Madagascar, Toliara, by fishermen. Scale bar is 1 cm.

Acutoliva panniculata panniculata (Duclos, 1835)

Mauritius [98], Western Madagascar [100]

RV 1130. Madagascar, Toliara (Tulear); in shallow water; January 1999. Scale bar is 1 cm.

Annulatoliva amethystina (Röding, 1798)

Mauritius [98], Western Madagascar [100], Mozambique, Comores, Tanzania

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Annulatoliva maculata (Duclos, 1840)

Seychelles [96]

RV 1384. Seychelles, Mahe, in traps, crabbed, depth 25 m. Scale bar is 1 cm.

Annulatoliva mantichora (Duclos, 1840)

Western Madagascar [100]

RV 3402a. Madagascar, Toliara (Tulear), from fishermen, August 2012. Scale bar is 1 cm.

Carmione bulbosa (Röding, 1798)

Western Madagascar [100], Tanzania, Kenya, Zanzibar [101], Mozambique [102]

RV 6933b. Mozambique, Beira. Scale bar is 1 cm.

Carmione caroliniana (Duclos, 1840)

Western Madagascar [100]

RV 0708a. Madagascar, Toliara (Tulear); shallow water. Scale bar is 1 cm.

Carmione tigrina (Lamarck, 1811)

Western Madagascar, Comores , Mayotte [100], Kenya, Zanzibar [101], Mozambique [102]

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Galeolella todosina (Duclos, 1840)

Seychelles [96], Mauritius [98], Western Madagascar [100], Mozambique [102]

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Miniaceoliva atalina (Duclos, 1835)

Cargados Carajos Shoals [96], Mauritius, Réunion [98]

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Miniaceoliva caerulea (Röding, 1798)

Seychelles [96], Mauritius, Reunion [98], Comores, Mayotte, Western Madagascar [100], Mozambique, TanzaniaZanzibar [102]

RV 7202. Madagascar, Toliara. Scale bar is 1 cm.

Miniaceoliva emeliodina (Duclos, 1845)

W Madagascar [100], Mozambique [102]

RV 4659a. Madagascar, Toliara, 1999. Scale bar is 1 cm.

Miniaceoliva mascarena (Tursch & Greifeneder, 1996)

. Seychelles and Aldabra [96]. MauritiusRéunion [98], Comores [100]

RV 0756. Mauritius, Flic en Flac, dived, depth 15-20 m, November 2012. Scale bar is 1 cm.

Miniaceoliva tremulina tremulina (Lamarck, 1811)

Mauritius [98]; Western and northern Madagascar [100]; Mozambique [102]

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Omogymna ozodona ozodona (Duclos, 1835)

Western Madagascar [100]; Mozambique [102]

RV 4644a. Mozambique, Nacala Bay; in shallow water, March 2002. Scale bar is 1 cm.

Viduoliva vidua (Röding, 1798)

Western Madagascar [100]

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Bellolividae
Species  
Olivellopsis simplex (Pease, 1867)

Réunion [98]

RV 6319. Réunion, Boucan Canot; dredged, depth 30-40 m. Scale bar is 5 mm.

Taxonomic name: 
Oliva (Taxon Pages), Amalda (Taxon Pages), Ancilla (Taxon Pages), Ancilla (Taxon Pages), Ancilla (Taxon Pages), Baryspira (Taxon Pages), Turrancilla (Taxon Pages), Ancillus (Taxon Pages), Ancillus (Taxon Pages), Acutoliva (Taxon Pages), Annulatoliva (Taxon Pages), Carmione (Taxon Pages), Galeolella (Taxon Pages), Miniaceoliva (Taxon Pages), Omogymna (Taxon Pages), Viduoliva (Taxon Pages), Olivellopsis (Taxon Pages), Acutoliva australis (Taxon Pages), Acutoliva leonardhilli (Taxon Pages), Acutoliva panniculata (Taxon Pages), Acutoliva panniculata panniculata (Taxon Pages), Ancilla adelphe (Taxon Pages), Ancilla atimovatae (Taxon Pages), Ancilla giaquintoi (Taxon Pages), Ancilla lhaumeti (Taxon Pages), Ancilla thomassini (Taxon Pages), Ancillus akontistes (Taxon Pages), Annulatoliva amethystina (Taxon Pages), Annulatoliva maculata (Taxon Pages), Annulatoliva mantichora (Taxon Pages), Baryspira contusa (Taxon Pages), Baryspira obtusa (Taxon Pages), Baryspira optima (Taxon Pages), Baryspira similis (Taxon Pages), Carmione bulbosa (Taxon Pages), Carmione caroliniana (Taxon Pages), Carmione tigrina (Taxon Pages), Galeolella todosina (Taxon Pages), Miniaceoliva atalina (Taxon Pages), Miniaceoliva caerulea (Taxon Pages), Miniaceoliva emeliodina (Taxon Pages), Miniaceoliva mascarena (Taxon Pages), Miniaceoliva tremulina (Taxon Pages), Miniaceoliva tremulina tremulina (Taxon Pages), Oliva atalina (Taxon Pages), Oliva atalina (Taxon Pages), Oliva australis (Taxon Pages), Oliva caerulea (Taxon Pages), Oliva emeliodina (Taxon Pages), Oliva leonardhilli (Taxon Pages), Oliva maculata (Taxon Pages), Oliva mantichora (Taxon Pages), Oliva mascarena (Taxon Pages), Oliva panniculata (Taxon Pages), Oliva tremulina (Taxon Pages), Oliva tremulina (Taxon Pages), Oliva tremulina (Taxon Pages), Olivellopsis simplex (Taxon Pages), Omogymna ozodona (Taxon Pages), Omogymna ozodona ozodona (Taxon Pages), Viduoliva vidua (Taxon Pages)
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith