OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Stomatellinae Gray, 1840

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Stomatellidae Gray, 1840
   Stomatiidae Stoliczka, 1868

Included taxa

   Stomatia Helbling, 1779
   Stomatella Lamarck, 1816
   Broderipia Gray, 1847
   Microtis A. Adams, 1850
   Synaptocochlea Pilsbry, 1890
   Pseudostomatella Thiele, 1924
   Stomatolina Iredale, 1927

Common Name

Miniature ear-shells p.323      Allan, J. 1935.  
Beaded Top Shells p.6      Cotton, B.C. 1946.  
Wide Mouth Shells p.56      Allan, J. 1950.  
Cap Ears or False Ears p.196      Cotton, B.C. 1959.  


  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereNew Zealand
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
feeds on: plants 
habitat: under rocks 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.36 [ as Stomatellidae ]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1946. p.6 [ distribution and key to the genera of Stomatellidae ]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1959. p.196 [ distribution, remarks, species list and key to the genera of Stomatellidae ]  General reference
 Habe, T. 1964. p.17 [ as Stomatellidae ]  General reference
 Hickman, C.S. 1998. p.684 [ overview of the subfamily. ]  General reference
 Hickman, C.S. & McLean, J.H. 1990. p.104, figs. 65-67 [ synonymy, living genera, fossil record, distribution and habitat, diagnosis, description and discussion ]  General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.53 Biology and ecology
 Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961. p.30 [ as Family Stomellidae ]  Biology and ecology
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.73 General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Stomatellinae Gray, 1840


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6260) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2002-06-16.