OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Monodonta australis Lamarck, 1822

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Monodonta australis Lamarck, 1822


records from Australia are most likely misidentifications of Austrocochlea adelaidae

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa


 Dufo 1840. p.188 [ record from Sechelles and Amirantes ]  General reference
 Fischer, P. 1877. p.227, pl. 74, fig. 1, 2 [ denies Australian record ascribed by Lamarck and gives long synonymy ]  General reference
 Smith, E.A. 1891. p.420 [ records from Natal, Seychelles, Madagsacar and Gulf of Suez ]  General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Trochinae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Gibbulini Stoliczka, 1868
                          Monodonta Lamarck, 1799
                            Monodonta australis Lamarck, 1822


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=38677) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-02-15. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-07-30.