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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Clanculus Montfort, 1810

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Clanculus Montfort, 1810
   Otavia Risso, 1826
   Fragella Swainson, 1840
   Mesoclanculus Iredale, 1924
   Euclanculus Cotton & Godfrey, 1934
   Euriclanculus Cotton & Godfrey, 1934
   Isoclanculus Cotton & Godfrey, 1934
   Macroclanculus Cotton & Godfrey, 1934
   Microclanculus Cotton & Godfrey, 1934

Included taxa

   Incertae sedis
   Clanculus pharaonius (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Clanculus undatus (Lamarck, 1816)
   Clanculus (Mesoclanculus) denticulatus (GRAY in KING, 1826)
   Clanculus denticulatus (Gray, 1827)
   Clanculus maugeri (Wood, 1828)
   Clanculus clangulus (Wood, 1828)
   Clanculus clanguloides (Woods, 1828)
   Clanculus (Clanculus) clanguloides (WOOD, 1828 in 1818-28)
   Clanculus limbatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)
   Clanculus philippi (Koch in Philippi, 1843)
   Clanculus maxillatus (Menke, 1843)
   Clanculus ringens (Menke, 1843)
   Clanculus dunkeri (Koch in Philippi, 1843)
   Clanculus margaritarius (Philippi, 1846)
   Clanculus puniceus (Philippi, 1846)
   Clanculus flagellatus (Philippi, 1848)
   Clanculus atropurpureus (Gould, 1849)
   Clanculus (Clanculus) margaritarius (PHILIPPI, 1849-e)
   Clanculus personatus (Philippi, 1849)
   Clanculus floridus (Philippi, 1850)
   Clanculus scabrosus (Philippi, 1850)
   Clanculus plebejus (Philippi, 1852)
   Clanculus (Mesoclanculus) microdon A. ADAMS, 1853-c
   Clanculus microdon A. Adams, 1853
   Clanculus (Clanculus) stigmatarius A. ADAMS, 1853-c
   Clanculus stigmatarius Adams, 1853
   Clanculus brunneus Adams, 1853
   Clanculus albinus Adams, 1853
   Clanculus depictus A. Adams, 1854
   Clanculus nodulosus A. Adams, 1854
   Clanculus (Eucheliclanculus) bronni (DUNKER, 1860)
   Clanculus jucundus Gould, 1861
   Clanculus thomasi (Crosse, 1862)
   Clanculus ceylonicus G. & H. Nevill, 1869
   Clanculus tonnerrei G. & H. Nevill, 1874
   Clanculus aloysii Tenison Woods, 1876
   Clanculus granosus Brazier, 1877
   Clanculus undatoides Tenison Woods, 1879
   Clanculus bicarinatus Angas, 1880
   Clanculus albugo (Watson, 1880)
   Clanculus euchelioides Tate, 1893
   Clanculus consobrinus Tate, 1893
   Clanculus septenarius (Melvill & Standen, 1899)
   Clanculus (Clanculus) gemmulifer gemmulifer PILSBRY, 1901-a
   Clanculus gemmulifer Pilsbry, 1901
   Clanculus mixtus Smith, 1903
   Clanculus (Clanculus) gemmulifer pallidus PILSBRY, 1903-b
   Clanculus leucomphalus Verco, 1905
   Clanculus granti Hedley, 1907
   Clanculus mauritianus Melvill, 1909
   Clanculus comarilis Hedley, 1912
   Clanculus atypicus Iredale, 1912
   Clanculus johnstoni Hedley, 1917
   Clanculus atricatena Tomlin, 1921
   Clanculus (Paraclanculus) Finlay, 1926
   Clanculus weedingi Cotton, 1938
   Clanculus (Eu?) persicus HABE & SHIKAMA in SHIKAMA & HABE, 1964
   Clanculus albanyensis Jansen, 1995
   Clanculus richeri Vilvens, 2000
   Clanculus korkosi Singer, Miensis & Geiger, 2000


Tropical and subtropical waters of the Indo-Pacific, Asia and Europe {Jansen1995a}.

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-Arabia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricTas. coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Tasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South WalesSE coastal
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereNew ZealandNew Zealand OutliersKermadec Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificLord Howe (Australia)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
feeding mode: grazing 
feeds on: on macroalgae 
substrate: rocks 


 Blainville, H.M.D. 1817. p.354 General
 Cossmann, M. 1918. p.189 [classification and palaeontological history]  General
 Cotton, B.C. 1959. p.127 [ as genus Euriclanculus, with key to South Australian species; p. 130, as Isoclanculus with key to species; p. 125 as Macroclanculus with key to species; p. 136 as Microclanculus with key to two species ]  General
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.31 General reference
 Jansen, P. 1995. p.39 [ Distribution, habitat, systematics and descriptions of species. ]  General reference
 Ladd, H.S. 1966. p.38 General
 Ludbrook, N. H. 1956. p.15 [ Euriclanculus as subgenus of Clanculus. ]  General
 Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. p.70 [description]  General
 Pilsbry, H.A. 1889. p.47 General
 Rajagopal, A.S. & Mookherjee, H.P. 1978. p.26 General
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1952. p.43 [description]  General
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.83 [ Description, distribution and remarks. ]  General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Trochinae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Trochini Rafinesque, 1810
                          Clanculus Montfort, 1810


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6720) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by bouchet genera on 2002-07-16.