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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Astele (Astele) speciosum (A. Adams in H. & A. Adams, 1854)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pulchrastele speciosa auct.
   Ziziphinus speciosus A. Adams in H. & A. Adams, 1854


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales


depth: continental shelf [ to 20 fathoms (36 m) ]
depth: subtidal 


 Adams, A. 1855. p.38 Type locality
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.35, pl. 19, fig. 3  General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.35, pl. 9, fig. 3 General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.34 General reference
 Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961. p.31, pl. 1, fig. 23 [ as Salsipotens speciosum A. Adams ]  New combination
 Smith, E.A. 1884. p.71 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.65 General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Calliostomatinae Thiele, 1924
                        Astele Swainson, 1855
                          Astele (Astele) Swainson, 1855
                            Astele (Astele) speciosum (A. Adams in H. & A. Adams, 1854)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6014) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-02-10.