OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Name Fissurellidae 

Diodora lineata (Sowerby, 1835)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Diodora incei [sic]
   Fissurella lineata Sowerby, 1835
   Fissurella incii Reeve, 1850
   Elegidion audax Iredale, 1924
   Diodora rugosa Thiele, 1930

Common Name

True Keyhole Limpet p.52 [as Elegidion audax]      Allan, J. 1950.  
Common Keyhole Limpet p.52 [as Elegidion audax]      McMichael, D.F. 1960.  
Latticed Keyhole Limpet p.44 [as Elegidion audax]      Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962.  
Giant Keyhole Limpet p.65, pl.183 [
]      Coleman, N. 1975.  


New South Wales to Port Phillip Bay, Victoria

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Victoria


feeds on: plants 
habitat: rock platform 


 Hedley, C. 1900. p.95 General reference
 Iredale, T. 1924. p.220 General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.30 General reference
 Macpherson, J.H. 1966. p.207 General reference
 Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. p.44, fig. 58 [ as Elegidion audax ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.52, pl. 6, fig. 27 General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Fissurellidae Fleming, 1922
                        Diodora Gray, 1821
                          Diodora lineata (Sowerby, 1835)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=5868) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-25.