OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Cantharidella beachportensis Cotton & Godfrey, 1934

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cantharidella beachportensis Cotton & Godfrey, 1934

Common Name

Beachport Top Shell p.176 [also lists the name Small Girdled Top Shell]      Cotton, B.C. 1959.  


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


depth: continental shelf 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 


 Cotton, B.C. 1959. p.176 [text fig. 106, description, distribution]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.76 General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Trochinae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Gibbulini Stoliczka, 1868
                          Cantharidella Pilsbry, 1889
                            Cantharidella beachportensis Cotton & Godfrey, 1934


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6381) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-08-07.