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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Pascula ochrostoma (Blainville, 1832)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Drupella ochrostoma auct
   Cronia ochrostoma auct
   Sistrum cavernosum auct
   Ricinula ochrostoma Blainville, 1832
   Ricinula cavernosa Reeve, 1846
   Ricinula cavernosa REEVE, 1846 in 1843-65

Common Name

The Yellow Mouth Ricinula p.sp. 31      Reeve, L.A. 1846.  
The Cavernous Ricinula p.sp. 38      Reeve, L.A. 1846.  
Kinafu-reishi-damashi G2307 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G2307]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


Ningaloo Marine Park, WA to central Qld, Indo-West Pacific {Wilson1993B}

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.144 


depth: continental shelf [ to 100 metres ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
feeds on: animals 
substrate: under rocks 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1976. p.122-123, figs. 31-36 Contains synonymy
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.90 [ as Cronia ochrostoma ]  General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1981. p.196, figs. 8-10 [ as Cronia ochrostoma ]  General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.244 [ as Drupella ochrostoma ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.24 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.24 Synonomy


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Ergalataxinae Kuroda & Habe, 1971
                            Pascula Dall, 1908
                              Pascula ochrostoma (Blainville, 1832)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=10817) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.