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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Littorinidae 

Nodilittorina pyramidalis (Quoy and Gaimard, 1833)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Littorina pyramidalis Quoy & Gaimard, 1833

Common Name

Tubercular Noddiwink p.80      Allan, J. 1950.  
Pyramid Nodiwink p.106, pl.107      Wilson, B 2002.  


southeastern Australia (Reid, 1992)

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Victoria
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales


depth: intertidal [ considerably above high tide line {Rosew1970x05}. ]
habitat: rocky shore [ on shore rocks {Rosew1970x05}. ]
spawn/eggs: egg capsules pelagic 


 Dudgeon, D. & Yipp, M.W. 1986. p.795 Biology and ecology
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.38 General reference
 Reid, D.G. 1992.  General reference
 Rosewater, J. 1970. p.481 [ Synonymy, description, distribution and illustrations. ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.147, pl. 18, fig. 5a-b General reference
 Yipp, M.W. 1986. p.1041 Biology and ecology


                            Nodilittorina von Martens, 1897
                              Nodilittorina pyramidalis (Quoy and Gaimard, 1833)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=35219) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-01-15. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-26.