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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Clanculus atropurpureus (Gould, 1849)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Trochus atropurpureus Gould, 1849
   Clanculus atropurpureus (Gould, 1849)
   Trochus samoensis Rousseau in Hombron & Jacquinot, 1877


Fremantle, WA to southern Queensland; Indo-West Pacific {WILSON1993A}. South Cowaramup, Western Australia to Capricorn/Bunker Group, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland; Indo-Pacific {Jansen1995a}.

  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 bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea?
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  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 PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.33 


depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal [ to 30 m {Jansen1995a}. ]


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.32 Synonomy
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.32, pl. 8, fig. 3  Distribution
 Hedley, C. 1899. p.404  Distribution
 Hedley, C. 1907. p.478 [Masthead Island, Queensland, Australia]  General reference
 Jansen, P. 1995. p.43, pl. 1, figs. 4-6, text-fig. 2A [ Synonymy, description, distribution and discussion. ]  General reference
 Melvill, J.C. & Standen, R. 1899. p.175 [Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia]  General reference
 Melvill, J.C. & Standen, R. 1901. p.348 [Persian Gulf]  General reference
 Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961. p.31, pl. 1, fig. 19  General reference
 Schepman, M.M. 1908. p.40 [Island Samau]  General reference
 Smith, E.A. 1876. p.558 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.84, pl. 8, fig. 23a-b, text fig. [ Description, distribution and remarks. ]  General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Trochinae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Trochini Rafinesque, 1810
                          Clanculus Montfort, 1810
                            Clanculus atropurpureus (Gould, 1849)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6725) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-07-21.