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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Olividae 

Alocospira marginata (Lamarck, 1811)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Ancillaria marginata Lamarck, 1811
   Ancillaria marginata var. tasmanica Tenison Woods, 1876
   Baryspira (Alocospira) dyspetes Iredale, 1929

Common Name

Marginate Ancilla p.175      Allan, J. 1950.  


NSW to Esperance, WA {WilsonB1993}

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


feeds on: animals 
habitat: sand flats 


 Coleman, N. 1981. p.220 General reference
 Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. p.205, fig. 243 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.128, pl. 29, fig. 20a-c General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.128 Synonomy
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.108, pl. 71, fig. 5 General reference


                            Alocospira Cossmann, 1899
                              Alocospira marginata (Lamarck, 1811)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12451) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-04.