OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Name Fissurellidae 

Scutus (Scutus) antipodes (Montfort, 1810)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Scutus antipodes Montfort, 1810
   Scutus elongatus Blainville, 1817
   Patella anatinus Donovan, 1820
   Aviscutum veitchi Cotton, 1953

Common Name

Duck's Bill or Shield Shell p.52 []      Allan, J. 1950.  
Veitch Sheild Shell p.55 [as Aviscutum veitchi]      Cotton, B. C. 1959.  
Boat Shell p.88, pl.89E      Wilson, B 2002.  


New South Wales to Geralton, Western Australia

  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W 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 RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia


depth: shallow subtidal 
habitat: under stones [ and in crevices ]


 Cotton, B. C. 1959. p.55, fig. 19 General reference
 Cotton, B. C. 1959. p.53, fig. 18 [ as Scutus anatinus (Donovan) ]  Contains synonymy
 Hedley, C. 1917. p.704-706, pl. 47, figs. 7-9 Contains synonymy
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.30 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.59, pl. 6, fig. 29 Contains synonymy


                Name Author, Year
                    Fissurellidae Fleming, 1922
                        Scutus Montfort, 1810
                          Scutus (Scutus) Montfort, 1810
                            Scutus (Scutus) antipodes (Montfort, 1810)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=5915) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-22.