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Gastropoda Unplaced Architectonicidae 

Architectonica (maxima-group) maxima (Philippi, 1849)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Solarium perspectivum auct.
   Architectonica trochlearis auct.
   Trochus Perspectivus Australis Chemnitz, 1795
   Solarium maximum Philippi, 1849
   Solarium (Architectonica) maximum (Philippi, 1849)
   Solarium (Solarium) maximum (Philippi, 1849)
   Architectonica maxima (Philippi, 1849)
   Architectonica (Architectonica) maxima (Philippi, 1849)

Common Name

Large Sundial p.261, pl.713      Coleman, N. 1975.  


Bieler, 1993: Distribution map fig. 42, p. 55. "Indian Ocean to western and central Pacific (Society Islands). Records from Madagascar, Australia and New Zealand in need of verification."

  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian Ocean
     Bieler, R. 1993. p. 55 
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines


depth: continental shelf       Bieler, R. 1993. p. 54 
depth: continental slope       Bieler, R. 1993. p. 54 
depth: subtidal [ "most depth records between 10 and 165 m" ]      Bieler, R. 1993. p. 54 
substrate: mud       Bieler, R. 1993. p. 54 
substrate: sand       Bieler, R. 1993. p. 54 


 Bieler, R. 1993. p.55 General reference
 Garrard, T.A. 1977. p.512 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.97 [ Fig 35 A-C ]  General reference
 Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.26 Distribution


                        Architectonica Röding, 1798
                          Architectonica (maxima-group) Bieler, 1993
                            Architectonica (maxima-group) maxima (Philippi, 1849)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=34153) created by Jennifer Kolb on 2000-11-29. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-04.