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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Euchelus atratus (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Trochus atratus Gmelin, 1791
   Monodonta canaliculatus Lamarck, 1822
   Monodonta sulcifera A. Adams, 1853
   Euchelus denigratus Chemnitz in Chenu, 1859

Common Name

The Black Beaded Top Shell p.6      Cotton, B.C. 1946.  
Kuro-sanshogai-modoki G275 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G275]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaOman
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaSingapore
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.22 


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal [ ]
eCode: continental shelf 
eCode: under stones 
habitat: coral reef [ in coral rubble ]


 Bosch, D. & Bosch, E. 1982. p.35 General reference
 Brazier, J. 1877. p.43 [record from Palm Is., Cape York, Sue and Darnley Islands, Torres Strait, Queensland]  General reference
 Fischer, P. 1878. p.293 General reference
 Habe, T. 1964. p.10 [pl. 4, fig. 9; records from Japan]  General reference
 Hedley, C. 1908. p.480 General reference
 Hedley, C. 1916. p.180 [several records from Western Australia]  General reference
 Hickman, C.S. & McLean, J.H. 1990. p.80-81 [animal and radula]  General reference
 Hinton, A. 1972. p.2 [fig. 9]  General reference
 Martens, E.C. von 1894. p.92 [record from Thursday Island, Torres Strait]  General reference
 Melvill, J.C. & Standen, R. 1899. p.177 [Mer Island and Warrior Island]  General reference
 Melvill, J.C. & Standen, R. 1901. p.350 General reference
 Odhner, N.H. 1917. p.9, 44 [Pearl Banks off Cape Janbert, north Western Australia]  General reference
 Pilsbry, H.A. 1889. p.441 [record from Roebuck Bay, Western Australia]  General reference
 Pritchard, G.B. & Gatliff, J.H. 1902. p.138 [record from Portland]  General reference
 Rajagopal, A.S. & Mookherjee, H.P. 1978. p.20 [records from India]  General reference
 Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961. p.31 [pl. 1, fig. 1]  General reference
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1952. p.40 General reference
 Schepman, M.M. 1908. p.70 [several localities in Indonesia]  General reference
 Smith, E.A. 1884. p.74 General reference
 Smith, E.A. 1891. p.420 General reference
 Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.33 Distribution
 Tenison-Woods, J.E. 1879.  General reference
 Thiele, J. 1930. p.565 [records from Broome and Shark Bay, Western Australia]  General reference
 Troschel, F.H. 1856-1893. p.237 [1879]  General reference
 Watson, R.B. 1886. p.52 [record from Flinders Passage and Albany Island, Cape York]  General reference
 Wells, F.E. & Bryce, C.W. 1986. p.44 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.68 General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Eucyclinae Koken, 1897
                        Chilodontini Wenz, 1938
                          Euchelus Philippi, 1847
                            Euchelus atratus (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6140) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.