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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Stomatella auricula Lamarck, 1816

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Stomatella auricula Lamarck, 1816

Common Name

False Ear Shell p.199      Cotton, B.C. 1959.  


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


depth: subtidal [ 5-9 fathoms {COTTON1959A} ]
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: rocks 


 Angas, G. F. 1865. p.183 General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1945. p.152 General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1959. p.199 [ synonymy, description, ecology and remarks ]  General reference
 Hickman, C.S. & McLean, J.H. 1990. p.108 [fig of living specimen, p. 110 figure of radula]  General reference
 Pilsbry, H.A. 1890. p.43, pl. 2, figs. 21-23  General reference
 Sharabati, D. 1984. pl. 3, figs. 13-13a Distribution
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.74 General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Stomatellinae Gray, 1840
                        Stomatella Lamarck, 1816
                          Stomatella auricula Lamarck, 1816


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6318) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-08-07.