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Gastropoda Name Fissurellidae 

Amblychilepas javanicensis (Lamarck, 1822)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Fissurella javanicensis Lamarck, 1822
   Fissurella trapezina Sowerby, 1834
   Fissurella scutella Gray in Sowerby, 1841
   Fissurella tasmaniensis Bonnet, 1864

Common Name

Rayed Keyhole Limpet p.52      Allan, J. 1950.  
Saddle Keyhole Limpet p.70      Cotton, B. C. 1959.  
Javan Keyhole Limpet p.90, pl.91A      Wilson, B 2002.  


southern Queensland to Fremantle, Western Australia

  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  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 RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
substrate: under stones 


 Cotton, B. C. 1959. p.70-71, fig. 32 Contains synonymy
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.31 General reference
 Pilsbry, H.A. 1890. p.188, 293, pl. 62, figs. 10-12 Synonomy
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.53, pl. 6, fig. 4 General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Fissurellidae Fleming, 1922
                        Amblychilepas Pilsbry, 1890
                          Amblychilepas javanicensis (Lamarck, 1822)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=5929) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-22.