OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Name Pleurotomariidae 

Bayerotrochus westralis (Whitehead, 1987)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Perotrochus tangaroana auct.
   Pleurotomaria westralis Whitehead, 1987
   Perotrochus westralis (Whitehead, 1987)
   Bayerotrochus westralis (Whitehead, 1987)

Common Name

Australia's Split Shell p.168 ['Slack-Smith, 1983']      Anseeuw, P. & Goto, Y. 1996.  


southern Japan and Central Indo-West Pacific; continental slopes beyond North West Shelf off Port Hedland, WA {Wilson1993A}

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific


depth: continental slope [ 250-500 m (Anseeuw1996) ]
substrate: mud bottom 


 Anseeuw, P. & Goto, Y. 1996. p.168-174 General reference
 Wagner, H.P. & Coomans, H.E. 1990. p.50 Synonomy
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.45 General reference


                Name Author, Year
                      Bayerotrochus Harasewych, 2002
                        Bayerotrochus westralis (Whitehead, 1987)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=5757) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-02-06.