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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Prototyphis angasi (Crosse, 1863)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Typhis angasi Crosse, 1863
   Prototyphis eos Hutton, 1873
   Prototyphis zonatus Tenison-Woods, 1877

Common Name

Angas' Murex p.142      Allan, J. 1950.  


NSW to Fremantle, WA {Wilson1993B}

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricTas. coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)


depth: subtidal 
substrate: under stones 


 Fleming, C.A. 1962. p.113-114 [ as Pterynotus (Pterochelus) angasi (Crosse) ]  New combination
 Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. p.170 [ as Pterynotus angasi (Crosse, 1863) ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.54 General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.88, pl. 59, figs. 2-2d [ as Pterynotus (Pterochelus) angasi ]  General reference


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Typhinae Cossmann, 1903
                            Prototyphis Ponder, 1972
                              Prototyphis angasi (Crosse, 1863)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11462) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2001-08-22.