OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Name Fissurellidae 

Macroschisma munita (Iredale, 1940)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Dolichoschisma producta munita Iredale, 1940

Common Name

Western Long Slot Limpet p.79 [as Dolchoschisma munita]      Cotton, B. C. 1959.  
Ridge-backed Keyhole Limpet p.90, pl.91D      Wilson, B 2002.  


Albany to Port Hedland, Western Australia

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast


 Cotton, B. C. 1959. p.79, fig. 39 [ as Dolchoschisma munita ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.54, pl. 6, figs. 1a-b General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Fissurellidae Fleming, 1922
                        Macroschisma Sowerby, 1839
                          Macroschisma munita (Iredale, 1940)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=5939) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-22.