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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Phasianotrochus eximius (Perry, 1811)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Phasianotrochus eximius auct.
   Elenchus badius auct.
   Cantharidus eximius auct.
   Cantharidus badius auct.
   Cantharidus leucostigma auct.
   Elenchus leucostigma auct.
   Elenchus lineatus auct.
   Trochus lineatus auct.
   Cantharidus peronii auct.
   Trochus roseus auct.
   Bulimus eximius Perry, 1811
   Bulimus carinatus Perry, 1811
   Monodonta lineata Lamarck, 1822
   Monodonta rosea Lamarck, 1822
   Trochus badius Wood, 1828
   Trochus australis Quoy & Gaimard, 1834
   Elenchus splendidulus Swainson, 1840
   Trochus leucostigma Philippi, 1845
   Trochus quoyi Philippi, 1846
   Trochus peronii Philippi, 1846
   Trochus lividus Kiener, 1850
   Trochus vermiculosus Kiener, 1850
   Trochus fulimineus Kiener, 1850
   Trochus nitidus Kiener, 1850
   Trochus gracilis Philippi, 1851
   Elenchus ocellatus Gould, 1862

Common Name

True Kelp or Cantharidus p.63      Allan, J. 1950.  
Kelp Shell p.105      Cotton, B.C. 1959.  


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


depth: intertidal [ in tide pools ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: seaweed 


 Cotton, B.C. 1959. p.105, fig. 48 [ common name, description, distribution, notes on variants ]  General reference
 Hedley, C. 1908. p.465 [ synonymy, reference to radula, habitat ]  General reference
 Hickman, C.S. & McLean, J.H. 1990. p.106 [radula]  General reference
 Iredale, T. 1931. p.207 [ notes on P. eximius and P. ocellatus ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.32 General reference
 Troschel, F.H. 1879. p.237, pl. 24, fig. 4 Radula
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.82 General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Trochinae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Cantharidini Cotton, 1959
                          Phasianotrochus Fischer, 1885
                            Phasianotrochus eximius (Perry, 1811)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6578) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-08-07.