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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Thalotia conica (Gray, 1827)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Monodonta conica Gray, 1827
   Trochus pictus Wood, 1828
   Monodonta turrita Menke, 1843
   Trochus troschelli Philippi, 1850
   Trochus abnormis Crosse, 1864
   Trochus lehmanni Kiener, 1875
   Thalotia dubia Tenison-Woods, 1878

Common Name

Hoop Top Shell p.63      Allan, J. 1950.  
Conical Top Shell p.115      Cotton, B.C. 1959.  


  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
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia


depth: shallow subtidal [ down to 10 fathoms ]
depth: subtidal 
substrate: algae 


 Allan, J. 1950. p.63, fig. 6 General reference
 Brazier, J. 1887. p.117 Contains synonymy
 Cotton, B.C. 1959. p.115, fig. 55 General reference
 Ludbrook, N.H. 1978. p.94 Contains synonymy
 Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. p.67, fig. 93 General reference
 Phillips, D.A.B., Handreck, C.P., Bock, P.E., Burn, R., Smith, B.J., & Staples, D.A. 1984. p.36 General reference
 Pritchard, G.B. & Gatliff, J.H. 1902. p.129 Contains synonymy


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Trochinae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Cantharidini Cotton, 1959
                          Thalotia Gray, 1847
                            Thalotia conica (Gray, 1827)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6610) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-08-07.