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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Turridae 

Inquisitor sterrhus (Watson, 1881)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Drillia sterrha auct.
   Drillia torresiana auct.
   Inquisitor sterrhus auct.
   Inquisitor formidabilis auct.
   Drillia sinensis Brazier, 1876
   Pleurotoma sterrha Watson, 1881
   Pleurotoma torresiana Smith, 1884

Common Name

Formidable Turrid p.243      Coleman, N. 1981.  


Wilson, 1994: "Central Indo-West Pacific; Gulf of Carpentaria to Bowen, Qld."

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
     Hedley, C. 1922. p. 246 [Unlinked by Biolink 1.5] 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Gulf of Carpentaria
     Wilson, B. 1994. p. 185 [Unlinked by Biolink 1.5] 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Gulf of Carpentaria
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory


depth: continental shelf       Hedley, C. 1922. p. 246 
depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal       Hedley, C. 1922. p. 246 
habitat: intertial flats [ ]
substrate: mud 
substrate: mud 


 Coleman, N. 1981. p.243, pl. 673 [ illustration, description, distribution, habitat ]  General reference
 Powell, A.W.B. 1968. p.4 Illustration
 Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961. p.127, pl. 17, fig. 10 [ illustration, description, distribution ]  General reference
 Wells, F.E. 1994. p.75, pl. 1, figs 1-4 [ synonymy, illustration, description, type data, distribution ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.185, pl. 40, figs 34a, b  General reference


                          Crassispirinae Morrison, 1966
                            Inquisitor Hedley, 1918
                              Inquisitor sterrhus (Watson, 1881)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13921) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-30.