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Gastropoda Name Fissurellidae 

Montfortula rugosa (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Montfortula conoidea auct.
   Emarginula rugosa Quoy & Gaimard, 1834
   Emarginula conoidea Reeve, 1842
   Emarginula aspera Gould, 1846
   Clypidina acuminata A. Adams, 1852
   Clypidina scabricula A. Adams, 1852
   Clypidina stellata A. Adams, 1852
   Emarginula radiata Gould, 1859

Common Name

Rough Notch Limpet p.63      Cotton, B. C. 1959.  
Cap-shaped False Limpet p.52 [as Montfortula conoidea]      McMichael, D.F. 1960.  
Rugose Slit Limpet p90, pl.91B      Wilson, B 2002.  


southern Queensland to Geralton, Western Australia

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  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
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia


depth: intertidal [
among mussels Galeolaria ]


 Cotton, B. C. 1959. p.63-64, fig. 27 Contains synonymy
 Iredale, T. 1924. p.216 [ as Hemitoma aspera ]  Nomenclatural emendation
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.30 General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.30 General reference
 Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. p.37-38, fig. 51 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.57, pl. 6, fig. 21a-b Contains synonymy


                Name Author, Year
                    Fissurellidae Fleming, 1922
                        Montfortula Iredale, 1915
                          Montfortula rugosa (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=5898) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-22.