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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Austrocochlea constricta (Lamarck, 1822)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Austrocochlea porcata auct.
   Austrocochlea obtusa auct.
   Trochus obtusus auct.
   Trochocochlea constricta auct.
   Trochus conctrictus auct.
   Trochus obtusa Dillwyn, 1817
   Monodonta constricta Lamarck, 1822
   Monodonta zebra Menke, 1829
   Trochus taeniatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1834
   Labio porcata Adams, 1853
   Trochococlea multicarinata Chenu, 1859
   Trochocochlea extenuatus Fischer, 1878
   Austrocochlea torri Cotton & Godfrey, 1934

Common Name

Torr's Austrocochlea p.1 [for A. torri]      Cotton, B.C. & Godfrey, F.K. 1934.  
The Striped Austrocochlea p.2 [for A. zebra]      Cotton, B.C. & Godfrey, F.K. 1934.  
Zebra Southern Periwinkle p.162 [for A. zebra]      Cotton, B.C. 1959.  
Torr's Southern Periwinkle p.161 [for A. torri]      Cotton, B.C. 1959.  
Common Periwinkle or Ribbon Monodonta p.64 [
for A. obtusa]      Allan, J. 1950.  
Ribbed Periwinkle p.96 [For A. constricta]      Coleman, N. 1981.  
Southern Periwinkle p.65      Allan, J. 1950.  
Ribbed Top p.92, pl.93C      Wilson, B 2002.  


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


depth: intertidal 
exposure: exposed 
exposure: sheltered 
habitat: rock platform 


 Cotton, B.C. 1959. p.161 [ 161, fig. 93 as A. torri and 162, fig. 94 as A. zebra; synonymy, description, distribution, habitat ]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. & Godfrey, F.K. 1934. p.2, fig. 2 [ as A. zebra; synonymy, decsription, distribution, habitat, diagnosis ]  General reference
 Hedley, C. 1916. p.700, pl. 47, fig. 12 [ as Monodonta obtusa; synonymy, extensive nomenclatural notes, and illustration of animal ]  General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.32 General reference
 Ludbrook, N.H. 1978. p.91 [ synonymy, description, fossil distribution ]  Fossil record
 Macpherson, J.H. 1962. p.173 [ as A. constricta; extensive taxonomic notes on T. obtusa auct. and A. constricta, literature names and synonyms for A. constricta, discussion of variation in type material ]  General reference
 Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. p.69, fig. 94 [ description, distribution, habitat, nomencalture ]  General reference
 Pritchard, G.B. & Gatliff, J.H. 1902. p.123 [ list of literature names and synonyms ]  Synonomy
 Tenison-Woods, J.E. 1877. p.19 [ description ]  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 constricta (Lamarck, 1822)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6361) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-28.