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Gastropoda unnamed Turritellidae 

Colpospira (Platycolpus) quadrata (Donald, 1900)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Platycolpus quadratus auct.
   Platycolpus scitulus auct.
   Turritella (Colpospira) quadrata Donald, 1900
   Turritella (Colpospira) quadrata scitula Donald, 1900

Common Name

Quadrate Screw Shell p.92      Allan, J. 1950.  


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


depth: continental shelf [ from 82m ]
depth: continental slope [ to 860m ]


 Garrard, T.A. 1972. p.299, pl. 27, fig. 14 [ synonymy, illustration, description, type data, distribution ]  General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.47 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.138 General reference


                          Colpospira Donald, 1900
                            Colpospira (Platycolpus) Donald, 1900
                              Colpospira (Platycolpus) quadrata (Donald, 1900)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=15655) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-08.