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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Spectamen marsus Cotton & Godfrey, 1938

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Spectamen marsus Cotton & Godfrey, 1938

Common Name

Streaked Top Shell p.192      Cotton, B.C. 1959.  


Beachport, South Australia to Eucla, Western Australia.

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)South Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia


depth: continental shelf [ 40-300 fathoms (72-540 m) {COTTON1959A}. Depth range to at least 90 m {WILSON1993A} ]


 Cotton, B.C. 1959. p.192, fig. 120 [ synonymy, description, distribution and remarks ]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. & Godfrey, F.K. 1938. p.201 Distribution
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.72, text fig. [ distribution and habitat ]  General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Solariellinae Powell, 1951
                        Spectamen Iredale, 1924
                          Spectamen marsus Cotton & Godfrey, 1938


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6222) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-08-07.