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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Maculotriton serriale (Deshayes, 1834)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Buccinum serriale Deshayes, 1834
   Maculotriton serriale (Deshayes, 1834)
   Triton angulatus Reeve, 1844
   Triton bacillum Reeve, 1844
   Triton digitalis Reeve, 1844
   Triton bracteatus Hinds, 1844
   Triton lativaricosus Reeve, 1844
   Colombella epidelia Duclos, 1848
   Tritonidea petterdi Brazier, 1872
   Clathurella waterhouseae Brazier, 1896
   Maculotriton longus Pilsbry & Vanatta, 1904

Common Name

Granulated Little Drupa p.148 [as Maculotriton bracteatus]      Allan, J. 1950.  
Granulated Castor Bean 17 [as Maculotriton bracteata]      Cotton, B.C. 1956.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.27 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesCebu
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.141 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesBohol
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.141 


depth: intertidal 
substrate: under rocks 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1982. p.130-134, figs. 22-30 Contains synonymy
 Demond, J. 1957. p.313 [ as Maculotriton digitalis (Reeve, 1844) limited to Pacific-Japan, Caroline, Marshall, Gilbert, Hawaiian, Line, Society and Tuamotu islands ]  Distribution
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.246 [ as Maculotriton bracteatus ]  General reference
 Middelfart, P. 1997. p.362-363, pl. 3, fig. 5 Checklist
 Ponder, W.F. 1972. p.226, pl. 23, figs. 1-5, text fig. 1: 5-6 [ as Maculotriton bracteatus (Hinds, 1844). Available names include epidelia Duclos, 1848, petterdi Brazier, 1872, waterhouseae Brazier, 1896 and bracteatus longus Pilsbry & Vanatta, 1904 ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.23 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.23 Synonomy


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Ergalataxinae Kuroda & Habe, 1971
                            Maculotriton Dall, 1904
                              Maculotriton serriale (Deshayes, 1834)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=10786) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-04.