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Epitonium (Depressiscala) auritium Sowerby, 1844

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Epitonium (Depressiscala) auritum [sic]
   Scalaria aurita Sowerby, 1844


Japan south to Australia (Weil1999)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Torres Strait
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaVietnam
     Hylleberg, J & Kilburn, R. N. 2003. p.67 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Sowerby, G.B. (2nd) 1844. p.92 


depth: intertidal and subtidal 


 Hylleberg, J & Kilburn, R. N. 2003. p.67 Secondary source
 Weil, A., Brown, L & Neville, B. 1999. p.90, fig 270 General reference


                          Epitonium Röding, 1798
                            Epitonium (Depressiscala) de Boury, 1909
                              Epitonium (Depressiscala) auritium Sowerby, 1844


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=47846) created by Sarah Watson on 2001-07-10. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-05-26.