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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cassidae 

Semicassis (Semicassis) labiata labiata (Perry, 1811)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cassidea labiata Perry, 1811
   Xenogalea labiata (Perry, 1811)
   Cassis achatina Lamarck, 1816
   Xenogalea insperata Iredale, 1927
   Xenogalea collectea Finlay, 1928

Common Name

Labiate Helmet p.117      Allan, J. 1950.  
Lip Helmet p.4      Cotton, B.C. 1954.  
Agate Helmet p.80      McMichael, D.F. 1960.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNorfolk Island (Australia)
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereNew ZealandNorth Island
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait


depth: continental shelf [ to 90 metres ]
depth: intertidal [ from below the low tide mark ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 


 Abbott, R.T. 1968. p.185, pl. 13, figs. 17-21 [{as Phalium labiatum subspecies labiatum (Perry, 1811)}]  General reference
 Abbott, R.T. 1968. p.185 Synonomy
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.55 General reference
 Kreipl, K. 1997. p.57, pl. 20, figs. 66-66a Contains synonymy
 Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. p.149, fig. 178 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.233, pl. 37, figs. 1a-b General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.70, pl. 49, fig. 5 General reference


                        Cassidae Swainson, 1832
                            Semicassis Mörch, 1852
                              Semicassis (Semicassis) Mörch, 1852
                                Semicassis (Semicassis) labiata (Perry, 1811)
                                  Semicassis (Semicassis) labiata labiata (Perry, 1811)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=47247) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-06-21. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2003-01-05.