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Gyrineum gyrinum gyrinum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Murex gyrinus Linnaeus, 1758
   Gyrineum verrucosum Link, 1807
   Biplex variegata Perry, 1811
   Ranella ranina Lamarck, 1816

Common Name

Tadpole Triton p.114      Allan, J. 1950.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.114 
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)


depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: rubble 
substrate: sand 


 Allan, J. 1950. p.114, text figs 2, 5 [ illustration, description, distribution, habitat ]  General reference
 Altena, C.O. van Regteren 1942. p.98 Synonomy
 Beu, A.G. 1985. p.56 General reference
 Beu, A.G. 1998. p.44, figs 10k, m-p [ illustration, type data, synonymy, distribution, remarks ]  General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1967. p.322, pl. 45, fig. 21; text fig. 12 General reference
 Coleman, N. 1981. p.115, pl. 346 General reference
 Habe, T. 1964. p.71, pl. 22, fig. 1 [ illustration, description, distribution ]  General reference
 Henning, T. & Hemmen, J. 1993. p.24, pl. 3, fig. 2 [ illustration, description, distribution, habitat ]  General reference
 Martin, K. 1899. p.149, pl. 23, fig. 347 [ illustration, description, distribution ]  General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1844. pl. 8, fig. 49 General reference
 Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961. p.68, pl. 7, fig. 15 [ illustration, description, distribution ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.241, pl. 40, fig. 6 [ illustration, description, distribution ]  General reference


                            Gyrineum Link, 1807
                              Gyrineum gyrinum (Linnaeus, 1758)
                                Gyrineum gyrinum gyrinum (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=35245) created by Holly Barlow on 2001-01-15. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-07-31.