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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Fossarina (Minopa) legrandi Petterd, 1879

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Gibbula legrandi Auct.
   Calliotrochus legrandi auct.
   Minopa legrandi auct.
   Fossarina legrandi Petterd, 1879

Common Name

Legrand's Top Shell p.173      Cotton, B.C. 1959.  


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


depth: shallow subtidal 
substrate: rocks 
substrate: seaweed 


 Cotton, B.C. 1959. p.173, fig. 103 [ As Minopa legrandi; synonymy, common name, description, remarks ]  General reference
 Iredale, T. 1924. p.226 [ as Minopa legrandi ]  Taxonomy
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.33 General reference
 Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. p.62 [ as Minopa legrandi; description ]  General reference
 May, W. L. 1921. p.39  General reference
 May, W.L. 1923. p.Pl. 19, fig. 11 [ As Calliotrochus legrandi ]  General reference
 Pritchard, G.B. & Gatliff, J.H. 1902. p.133 [ synonymy, habitat, note ]  General reference
 Tate, R. & May, W. L. 1901. p.404 [pl. 24, figs 21, 22]  General reference
 Tate, R. & May, W.L. 1901. p.404, pl. 24, figs 21, 22 [ As Gibbula legrandi ]  General reference
 Tryon, G. W. 1887. p.276 General reference
 Verco, J.C. 1908. p.341 [ synonymy and subsequent references ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.78 [ distribution ]  General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Trochinae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Gibbulini Stoliczka, 1868
                          Fossarina Adams & Angas, 1864
                            Fossarina (Minopa) Iredale, 1924
                              Fossarina (Minopa) legrandi Petterd, 1879


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6419) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-08-07.