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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Chrysostoma paradoxum (Born, 1780)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Helix paradoxum Born, 1780
   Turbo nicobaricus Gmelin, 1791

Common Name

Orange-mouthed Top Shell p.64, fig. 10      Allan, J. 1950.  
Paradox Trochus p.172      Coleman, N. 1981.  
Sarasa-dama G359 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G359]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaEast China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.33 


depth: intertidal 
substrate: coral 


 Allan, J. 1950. p.64 General reference
 Coleman, N. 1981. p.172, fig. 495 General reference
 Crosse, H. 1866. p.116 Operculum
 Fischer, P. 1875. p.68 and pl. 36, fig. 5 [ As Trochus nicobaricus. Observes that Helix paradoxum has presedence. Extensive list of early references. ]  Subsequent reference
 Habe, T. 1964. p.12, pl. 4, fig. 26 [ Japanese distribution ]  General reference
 Hinton, A. 1972. p.2 General reference
 MacNeil, F.S. 1960. p.25 [ Pliocene ]  Fossil record
 Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961. p.31, pl. 1, fig. 18 [ distribution ]  General reference
 Schepman, M.M. 1908. p.41 [ Note on the validity of Troschel's radula and systematic placement ]  General reference
 Troschel, F.H. 1879. p.221, pl. 21, fig. 7 Radula
 Watson, R.B. 1886. p.92 [ extensive list of early references ]  Subsequent reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.77 General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Trochinae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Gibbulini Stoliczka, 1868
                          Chrysostoma Swainson, 1840
                            Chrysostoma paradoxum (Born, 1780)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6404) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.