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Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Priotrochus obscurus (Wood, 1828)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Trochus obscurus Wood, 1828
   Priotrochus obscurus (Wood, 1828)
   Trochus lineolatus Bianconi, 1865
   Trochus nabataeus Issel, 1869
   Priotrochus sepulchralis Melvill, 1899


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.18 


depth: intertidal 
exposure: sheltered 
substrate: rocks 


 Bonfitto, A., Sabelli, B., Tommasini, S. & Herbert, G. 1994. p.137 General reference
 Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.18 Distribution
 Herbert, D.G. 1988. p.262 General reference
 Moolenbeek, R.G. 1995. p.36, sp. 48 General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Trochinae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Gibbulini Stoliczka, 1868
                          Priotrochus Fischer, 1879
                            Priotrochus obscurus (Wood, 1828)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=44143) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-04-05. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-03-04.