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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Xenophoridae 

Xenophora (Austrophora) flindersi flindersi (Cotton & Godfrey, 1938)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Onustus peronianus auct
   Xenophora tatei auct
   Onustus flindersi Cotton and Godfrey, 1938


King George Sound, south Western Australia to Port Lincoln, western South Australia

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)South Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia


depth: continental shelf [ 20-40 m ]
larvae/young: direct development [ its protoconch indicates a short pelagic stage or direct development {WILSON1993A} ]


 Kreipl, K. & A. Alf 1999. p.57, pl. 18, figs. 16-16b [ type information, distribution, description, remarks and synonymy. ]  General reference
 Ponder, W.F. 1983. p.26, figs. 6d-e, 7b, 13c, 14a, 17k-m, 22g-h, 34 [ synonymy, description, type information, distribution and remarks. ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.166, 168, pl. 23, fig. 5 [ description, distribution and synonymy. ]  General reference


                        Xenophoridae Troschel, 1852
                          Xenophora Fischer von Waldheim, 1807
                            Xenophora (Austrophora) Kreipl, Alf & Kronenberg, 1999
                              Xenophora (Austrophora) flindersi (Cotton and Godfrey, 1938)
                                Xenophora (Austrophora) flindersi flindersi (Cotton & Godfrey, 1938)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=38613) created by Holly Barlow on 2001-02-12. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-08-07.