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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Homalocantha anatomica (Perry, 1811)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Hexaplex anatomica Perry, 1811
   Homalocantha anatomica (Perry, 1811)
   Murex rota Mawe, 1823

Common Name

Skeleton Murex p.144      Coleman, N. 1981.  
The Water-Wheel Murex p.sp. 105 [as Murex rota]      Reeve, L.A. 1845.  


Rowley Shoals, WA to northern NSW {Wilson1993B}

  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
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.27 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.131 


 Cernohorsky, W.O 1967. p.128, pl. 15, fig. 16, text fig. 9 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.336, fig. 83A-B General reference
 Middelfart, P. 1997. p.378, pl. 5, fig. 12 Checklist
 Radwin, G.E. & D'Attilio, A. 1976. p.52, pl. 8, figs. 6-10 Contains synonymy
 Tröndle, J. & Houart, R. 1992. p.80, fig. 31 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.37 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.37 Synonomy
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.84, pl. 57, fig. 10 General reference


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Muricopsinae Radwin & D'Attilio, 1971
                            Homalocantha Mörch, 1852
                              Homalocantha anatomica (Perry, 1811)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11111) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-03.