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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Chrysostoma zeus (Fischer, 1874)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Monodonta zeus auct.
   Austrocochlea (Chlorodiloma) zeus auct.
   Trochus zeus Fischer, 1874

Common Name

The Dory Austrocochlea p.6      Cotton, B.C. & Godfrey, F.K. 1934.  


Cockburn Sound to the Dampier Archipelago, WA

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia


habitat: sea grass bed 
substrate: rubble 


 Cotton, B.C. & Godfrey, F.K. 1934. p.6 General reference
 Hedley, C. 1916. p.178 General reference
 Pilsbry, H.A. 1889. p.112, pl. 22, figs 58, 60 General reference
 Thiele, J. 1930. p.567 [ Synonymises Chrysostoma obtusum (Chemnitz) with this taxon. This name is probably non biniminal and thus unavailable. ]  Taxonomy
 Wells, F.E. & Bryce, C.W. 1986. p.44, fig. 79 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.76, pl. 7, fig. 5 [ distibution and ecology ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Trochinae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Gibbulini Stoliczka, 1868
                          Chrysostoma Swainson, 1840
                            Chrysostoma zeus (Fischer, 1874)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6402) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-07-30.