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Epitonium (Hirtoscala) tenuicostatum (Sowerby, 1844)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Scalaria tenuicostata Sowerby, 1844
   Epitonium (Hirtoscala) tenuicostatum Sowerby, 1844
   Epitonium tenuicostatum (Sowerby, 1844)


Japan south to the Philippines and west to the Red Sea (Weil1999)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
     Weil, A., Brown, L & Neville, B. 1999. p.96, fig 292 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.26 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Torres Strait


 Brazier, J. 1877. p.250 Distribution
 Weil, A., Brown, L & Neville, B. 1999. p.96, fig 292 General reference


                          Epitonium Röding, 1798
                            Epitonium (Hirtoscala) Monterosato, 1890
                              Epitonium (Hirtoscala) tenuicostatum (Sowerby, 1844)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=49571) created by Sarah Watson on 2001-08-21. Record last updated by juliannao on 2002-11-03.