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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Astele (Astele) subcarinatum (Swainson, 1855)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Astele subcarinatum Swainson, 1854
   Eutrochus perspectivus A. Adams, 1864
   Zizyphinus subgranularis Dunker, 1871
   Ziziphinus subgranulatus Dunker, 1871
   Calliostoma adamsi Pilsbry, 1889

Common Name

Subcarinate Astele p.62      Allan, J. 1950.  
Keeled Top Shell p.145      Cotton, B.C. 1959.  
Umbilicated Top Shell p.59      Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricTas. coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)


depth: continental shelf 
depth: continental slope [ dredged to 500 m ]
substrate: coral 
substrate: mud 


 Allan, J. 1950. p.62, fig. 6 General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1959. p.145, fig. 79 General reference
 Iredale, T. 1929. p.171 Synonomy
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.34 General reference
 Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. p.59, fig. 82 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) subcarinatum (Swainson, 1855)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6033) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-08-07.