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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Odontotrochus indistinctus (Wood, 1828)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Prothalotia comtessi auct.
   Trochus indistinctus Wood, 1828
   Trochus decoratus Philippi, 1846
   Zizyphius fragum Philippi, 1848
   Thalotia zebrides A. Adams, 1853
   Trochus pyrgos Philippi, 1855
   Thalotia marginatus Tenison-Woods, 1879
   Thalotia comtessi Iredale, 1931

Common Name

Comtesse's Top Shell p.61 [for T. comtessei]      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Victoria
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland


 Allan, J. 1950. p.61, pl. 11, fig. 7 [ as Thalotia comtessei ]  General reference
 Hedley, C. 1901. p.19 [ as Cantharidus decoratus; extensive discussion of some of the synonyms used herein ]  Synonomy
 Hickman, C.S. & McLean, J.H. 1990. p.106 [radula]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.34 General reference
 Melvill, J.C. & Standen, R. 1901. p.350 [ as Calliostoma fragum; misidentification? ]  General reference
 Short, J.W. & Potter, D.G. 1987. p.12 [pl. 5, fig. 2]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Trochinae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Cantharidini Cotton, 1959
                          Odontotrochus Fischer, 1879
                            Odontotrochus indistinctus (Wood, 1828)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6647) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-08-07.