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Gastropoda Name Pleurotomariidae 

Perotrochus caledonicus Bouchet & Metivier, 1982

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pleurotomaria caledonica
   Perotrochus caledonicus Bouchet & Metivier, 1982


originally confined to New Caledonia, Chesterfield Islands in north, to Norfolk Ridge in south; but recently from Biak in New Guinea, South China Sea, and northwestern Australia. (Anseeuw1996)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea?
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia?
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSouth China Sea?


depth: continental slope [ 250 to more than 500 metres ]


 Anseeuw, P. & Goto, Y. 1996. p.72-77 General reference


                Name Author, Year
                      Perotrochus Fischer, 1885
                        Perotrochus caledonicus Bouchet & Metivier, 1982


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=33977) created by Mark Kitson on 2000-11-28. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-05-22.