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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Austrocochlea rudis (Gray, 1826)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Labio rudis auct.
   Trochus rudis auct.
   Fractarmilla rudis auct.
   Trochus carbonaria auct.
   Monodonta rudis Gray, 1826
   Monodonta melanostoma Menke, 1843
   Monodonta carbonaria Philippi, 1848
   Trochacochlea chloropoda Tate, 1879

Common Name

The Roughened Austrocochlea p.4      Cotton, B.C. & Godfrey, F.K. 1934.  
Smooth Periwinkle p.165 [Note "The specific name rudis means unwrought, probably referring to the unsculptured nature of the shell surface and this translation is obviously preferable to the alternative which might be rough or rude"]      Cotton, B.C. 1959.  
Rough Periwinkle p.65      Allan, J. 1950.  


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


depth: intertidal [ Abundant high on rocky shores, usually exposed to strong wave action ]
exposure: exposed 
habitat: rocky shore 


 Cotton, B.C. 1959. p.164, fig. 95 [ common name, synonymy, description including animal, habitat and distribution ]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. & Godfrey, F.K. 1934. p.4, fig. 4 [ synonymy, common name, description, habitat, distribution, description of living animal ]  General reference
 Hedley, C. 1916. p.178 [ Monodonta melanostoma in synonymy ]  Synonomy
 Iredale, T. 1915. p.437 [ note on the page priority of Monodonta rudis Gray over Labio rudis A. Adams ]  Taxonomy
 Tate, R. & May, W.L. 1901. p.392 [ lists Trochus chloropoda as a synonym ]  Synonomy
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.76 General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Trochinae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Gibbulini Stoliczka, 1868
                          Austrocochlea Fischer, 1855
                            Austrocochlea rudis (Gray, 1826)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6372) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2003-12-17.