OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Name Fissurellidae 

Scutus (Scutus) unguis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Patella unguis Linnaeus, 1758
   Unknown granulatus Blainville, 1819

Common Name

The Northern Duck's Bill p.52      Allan, J. 1950.  


Shark Bay, Western Australia to southern Queensland

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.22 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.28 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.27, pl. 2, fig. 1 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.59, pl. 6, fig. 30 General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Fissurellidae Fleming, 1922
                        Scutus Montfort, 1810
                          Scutus (Scutus) Montfort, 1810
                            Scutus (Scutus) unguis (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=5916) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-07-21.