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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Nassariidae 

Nassarius (Alectrion) glans (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


Included taxa

   Nassarius (Alectrion) glans glans (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Nassarius (Alectrion) glans particeps (Hedley, 1915)
   Nassarius (Alectrion) glans fenwicki Kilburn, 1972

Common Name

Acorn Dog Whelk p.154, pl.27, f.8      Allan, J. 1950.  
Glans Dog Whelk p.146, pl.147      Wilson, B 2002.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1984. p.61 Subspecific arrangement
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.78 General reference


                        Nassariidae Iredale, 1916
                          Nassarius Dumeril, 1806
                            Nassarius (Alectrion) Montfort, 1810
                              Nassarius (Alectrion) glans (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=44538) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-04-12. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-04.