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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Odontotrochus chlorostomus (Menke, 1843)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cantharidus neglectus auct.
   Cantharidus freycineti auct.
   Cantharidus blandianus auct.
   Zizipphinus blandianus auct.
   Thalotia chlorostomus auct.
   Ziziphinus chlorostomus auct.
   Cantharidus chlorostomus auct.
   Trochus chlorostomus Menke, 1843
   Trochus blandianus Crosse, 1864
   Trochus freycineti Fischer, 1878
   Thalotia neglectus Tate, 1893

Common Name

Red Kelp Shell p.64 [for O. chlorostomus]      Allan, J. 1950.  
Floral Top Shell p.122 [for O. chlorostomus]      Cotton, B.C. 1959.  
Bland's Top Shell p.123 [for O. blandianus]      Cotton, B.C. 1959.  
Freycinet's Top Shell p.118 [for O. freycineti]      Cotton, B.C. 1959.  
Tate's Top Shell p.124 [for O. neglectus]      Cotton, B.C. 1959.  


  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)South Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight


depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [ to 15 fathoms ]
habitat: sea grass bed 


 Cotton, B.C. 1959. [ 122, fig. 61, as O. chlorostomus; 123 as O. blandianus; 124 as O. freycineti, 124 as O. neglectus; considers these taxa varieties of O. chlorostomus; contains descriptions, distributions and remarks on types and animals ]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1959. p.123-124 Synonomy
 Ludbrook, N.H. 1978. p.94, pl. 10, fig. 23 [ Early Pleistocene, Holocene ]  Fossil record
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.83, pl. 9, fig. 1a-e [ description, distribution ]  General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Trochinae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Cantharidini Cotton, 1959
                          Odontotrochus Fischer, 1879
                            Odontotrochus chlorostomus (Menke, 1843)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6655) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-08-07.