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Gastropoda Name Fissurellidae 

Emarginula (Emarginula) dilecta A. Adams, 1852

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Notomella amitina auct.
   Emarginula dilecta A. Adams, 1852
   Emarginula amitana Iredale, 1925

Common Name

The Beloved Emarginula p.43      Cotton, B.C. & Godfrey, F.K. 1934.  
Choice Notch Limpet p.60 [as Notomella dilecta]      Cotton, B. C. 1959.  
Delicate Slit-Limpet p.37      Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962.  


NSW to Fremantle, Western Australia (Wilson, 1993)

  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificNorthern HemisphereJapan (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaHawaiian Islands (Sandwich Islands)Hawaiian IslandsOahu
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricTas. coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaHawaiian Islands (Sandwich Islands)Hawaiian IslandsMaui
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaHawaiian Islands (Sandwich Islands)Hawaiian IslandsHawaii
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria


 Cotton, B. C. 1959. p.60, fig. 23 [ as Notomella dilecta ]  Contains synonymy
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.30 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.43, fig. 11K General reference
 Macpherson, J.H. 1966. p.206 Nomenclature
 Torr, C.M. 1914. p.364, pl. 19, no. 10 Radula
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.55, pl. 6, fig. 10 General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Fissurellidae Fleming, 1922
                        Emarginula Lamarck, 1801
                          Emarginula (Emarginula) Lamarck, 1801
                            Emarginula (Emarginula) dilecta A. Adams, 1852


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=5880) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2001-12-07.