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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Herpetopoma aspersus (Philippi, 1846)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Euchelus aspersus auct.
   Monodonta baccata Menke, 1843
   Trochus aspersus Philippi, 1846

Common Name

Fine Beaded Top Shell p.188      Cotton, B.C. 1959.  
Pearled Euchelus or Top Shell p.55      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 bathymetricTas. coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
substrate: under stones 


 Allan, J. 1950. p.62 [fig. 4a]  General reference
 Angas, G. F. 1865. p.179 General reference
 Angas, G.F. 1867. p.215 General reference
 Chapman, F. & Gabriel, C.J. 1914. p.316 [Kalimnan fauna age]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1945. p.153 General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1946. p.6, 8 [figs 9, 10]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1959. p.158 [text fig. 117]  General reference
 Fischer, P. 1878. p.292 [pl.94, fig. 2, pl. 115, fig. 1]  General reference
 Hedley, C. 1918. p.M45 General reference
 Henn, A. U. & J. W. Brazier 1894. p.176 General reference
 Iredale, T. 1924. p.230 [extensive discussion of synonymy]  General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.32 General reference
 Macpherson, J.H. 1966. p.204 General reference
 Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. p.55 [fig. 74]  General reference
 May, W. L. 1921. p.41 General reference
 May, W.L. 1923. [pl. 19, fig. 25]  General reference
 Pilsbry, H.A. 1889. p.435 [pl. 62, figs 72, 73]  General reference
 Pritchard, G.B. & Gatliff, J.H. 1902. p.136 General reference
 Shirley, J. 1911. p.96 [Murray Island, Qld.?]  General reference
 Shirley, J. 1913. p.55 [Murray Island, Qld.?]  General reference
 Tate, R. 1881. p.393 General reference
 Tate, R. & May, W. L. 1901. p.406 General reference
 Watson, R.B. 1886. p.53 General reference
 Wells, F.E. & Bryce, C.W. 1986. p.44 [fig. 83]  General reference
 Whitelegge, T. 1889. p.270 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.68 General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Eucyclinae Koken, 1897
                        Chilodontini Wenz, 1938
                          Herpetopoma Pilsbry, 1889
                            Herpetopoma aspersus (Philippi, 1846)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6088) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-08-07.