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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Trochus maculatus Linnaeus, 1758

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Trochus maculatus Linnaeus, 1758

Common Name

The Maculated Top Shell p.60      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.18 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.23 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.32 


depth: continental shelf 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
exposure: exposed [ coast ]
exposure: sheltered 
habitat: coral reef 


 Adams, A. 1853. p.153 [Port Essington, NT]  General reference
 Blackburn, H. 1976. p.4 [text fig. 6]  General reference
 Brazier, J. 1877. p.42 [Darnley Island, Torres Strait]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1964. p.14, pl. 2, fig. 17  Distribution
 Demond, J. 1957. p.285 [ distribution in Pacific Ocean ]  General reference
 Deshayes, G.P. 1843. p.136 [footnote]  General reference
 Hanley, S. 1855. p.312 General reference
 Hedley, C. 1907. p.478 [Masthead Island, Qld.]  General reference
 Hinton, A. 1972. p.2 [fig. 3, distribution]  General reference
 Iredale, T. 1929. p.271 [record]  General reference
 Ladd, H.S. 1966. p.37 [pl. 4, figs 14, 15, fossil distribution]  General reference
 Lamarck, J.B.P. de M. 1822. p.19 General reference
 Maes, V.O. 1967. p.105 [pl. 9, fig. 1, Cocos Keeling Island]  General reference
 Melvill, J.C. & Standen, R. 1899. p.175 [Torres Strait]  General reference
 Menke, C.T. 1843. p.16 [north West Australia]  General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1862. [pl. 1, sp. 4, pl. 12, sp. 4b, c]  General reference
 Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961. p.31, pl. 1, fig. 17  Distribution
 Schepman, M.M. 1908. p.38 [Indonesian records]  General reference
 Sharabati, D. 1984. pl. 3, figs 3-3a Distribution
 Tantanasiriwong, R. 1978. p.5 [fig. 17, Phuket Island, Thailand]  General reference
 Troschel, F.H. 1879. p.226 [pl. 22, fig. 3, radula]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.90 General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.26 [pl. 9, figs 11, 11a]  General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Trochinae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Trochini Rafinesque, 1810
                          Trochus Linnaeus, 1758
                            Trochus maculatus Linnaeus, 1758


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6700) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-07-21.