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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Epitoniidae 

Epitonium (Epitonium) pallasi (Kiener, 1838)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Scalaria pallasi Kiener, 1838
   Epitonium (Epitonium) pallasi pallasi Kiener, 1838

Common Name

Pallas' Wentletrap p.132, pl.133      Wilson, B 2002.  


Western Pacific, from Japan south to Australia and west to the Indian Ocean (Weil1999)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific?
     Weil, A., Brown, L & Neville, B. 1999. p.92, fig 281 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChina
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaPersian Gulf (=Arabian Gulf)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.75 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesLuzonQuezon
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.75 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
     Garcia, E. F. 2003. p.14 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificFiji
     Garcia, E. F. 2003. p.14 


depth: continental shelf       Garcia, E. F. 2003.  
depth: continental slope       Garcia, E. F. 2003.  
depth: mesopelagic       Garcia, E. F. 2003.  
salinity: marine       Garcia, E. F. 2003.  


 Garcia, E. F. 2003. p.14 Distribution
 Weil, A., Brown, L & Neville, B. 1999. p.92, fig 281 General reference


                          Epitonium Röding, 1798
                            Epitonium (Epitonium) Röding, 1798
                              Epitonium (Epitonium) pallasi (Kiener, 1838)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=10198) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-02-08.