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Gastropoda Acmaeoidea Lottiidae 

Asteracmea illibrata (Verco, 1906)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Asteracmea melila auct.
   Helcioniscus illibrata Verco, 1906
   Parvacmaea illibrata mellila Iredale, 1924

Common Name

Plain Limpet p.307      Cotton, B.C. 1959.  
Midget Limpet p.78 [for the available name Astaracmaea illibrata mellita]      Allan, J. 1950.  


SA to Bunbury, WA (Wilson, 1993)

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)South Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia


depth: continental shelf 


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.38 General reference
 Oliver, W.R.B. 1926. p.563 [on the subspecies mellila]  General reference
 Thornley, G. 1945. p.28 [on A. i. mellita]  General reference
 Verco, J.C. 1912. p.192 General reference
 Verco, J.C. 1912. p.181 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.31 General reference


                        Asteracmea Oliver, 1926
                          Asteracmea illibrata (Verco, 1906)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14898) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Holly Barlow on 2002-01-20.