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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Austrocochlea adelaidae (Philippi, 1851)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Trochocochlea australis auct.
   Chlorodiloma adelaidae auct.
   Trochus (Diloma) australis auct.
   Oxystele adelaidae auct.
   Gibbula adelaidae auct.
   Monodonta (Chlorodiloma) adelaidae auct.
   Trochus australis auct.
   Diloma adelaidae auct.
   Monodonta adelaidae auct.
   Trochus (Diloma) adelaidae auct.
   Trochus adelaidae Philippi, 1851
   Gibbula depressa Tenison-Woods, 1876
   Diloma australis Tenison-Woods, 1877

Common Name

Adelaide Periwinkle p.65      Allan, J. 1950.  
The Adelaide Austrocochlea p.5      Cotton, B.C. & Godfrey, F.K. 1934.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricTas. coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Tasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
substrate: rocks 


 Allan, J. 1950. p.65, fig. 3 [ common name, description, distribution ]  General reference
 Brazier, J. 1887. p.120 [ as Trochus ( Diloma) adelaidae; synonymy, distribution, remarks ]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1959. p.166, fig. 97 [ as Chlorodiloma adelaidae; synonymy, description, ecology, distribution, ]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. & Godfrey, F.K. 1934. p.5, fig. 5 [ as Austrocochlea ( Chlorodiloma) adelaidae; synonymy, description, ecology, distribution, type locality designation and discussion of variation ]  General reference
 Hedley, C. 1916. p.178 [ as Monodonta adelaidae ]  General reference
 Macpherson, J.H. 1966. p.211 General reference
 Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. p.70, fig. 96 [ description, localities in Victoria, distribution and other remarks ]  General reference
 May, W. 1921. p.38 [ as Monodonta adelaidae ]  General reference
 May, W.L. 1923. pl. 19, fig. 4 [ as Monodonta adelaidae ]  General reference
 Phillips, D.A.B., Handreck, C.P., Bock, P.E., Burn, R., Smith, B.J., & Staples, D.A. 1984. p.39, text fig. [ description, habitat, distribution ]  General reference
 Pilsbry, H.A. 1889. p.see below [ 111, pl. 35, figs 22, 23 as Monodonta adelaidae; 234, pl. 40, figs 36, 37 as Gibbula depressa ]  General reference
 Pritchard, G.B. & Gatliff, J.H. 1902. p.125 [ as Diloma adelaidae; synonymy, distribution, discussion ]  General reference
 Tate, R. & May, W. L. 1901. p.405, pl. 24, fig. 31 [ as Monodonta adelaidae ]  General reference
 Tenison-Woods, J.E. 1879. p.42 [ as Gibbula depressa ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.75 General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Trochinae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Gibbulini Stoliczka, 1868
                          Austrocochlea Fischer, 1855
                            Austrocochlea adelaidae (Philippi, 1851)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6348) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-08-07.