OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Triphoridae 

Mesophora fusca (Dunker, 1860)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Notosinister nocturnus auct.
   Cautor hungerfordi auct.
   Triforis fusca Dunker, 1860
   Mastonia limosa Jousseaume, 1884
   Triphora nocturna Hedley, 1903
   Triphora hungerfordi Sowerby, 1914
   Mesophora bowenensis Laseron, 1958
   Mesophora bowenensis LASERON, 1958

Common Name

Satsuma-kiri-ore G1701 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G1701]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificSolomon Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Victoria


depth: intertidal 
habitat: sand [ coarse sand ]
substrate: rocks [ ]


 Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999. p.167 Checklist
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.46 General reference
 Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. p.113 Distribution
 Marshall, B.A. 1983. p.46, figs 4I, 19I-K; table 19 [ synonymy, description, type data, material examined, illustration ]  General reference


                        Triphoridae Gray, 1847
                          Triphorinae Gray, 1847
                            Mesophora Laseron, 1958
                              Mesophora fusca (Dunker, 1860)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=10039) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.