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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Clanculus dunkeri (Koch in Philippi, 1843)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Trochus dunkeri Koch in Philippi, 1843
   Clanculus dunkeri (Koch in Philippi, 1843)
   Monodonta rubra A. Adams in Angas, 1865
   Isoclanculus weedingi Cotton, 1939

Common Name

Dunker's Clanculus p.88      Cotton, B.C. & Godfrey, F.K. 1934.  


Victoria and Tasmania to King George Sound, WA {WILSON1993A}. Portland, Victoria to Albany, Western Australia {Jansen1995a}.

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Tasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia


depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
feeds on: on macrophytes 
feeds on: plants [ macroalgae ]


 Adams, A. 1853. p.174 General reference
 Adams, H. & A. Adams 1853. p.19 or 419? General reference
 Angas, G.F. 1865. p.178 [as Clanculus rubens A. Adams]  General reference
 Brazier, J. 1886. p.202 General reference
 Brazier, J. 1887. p.121 [distribution]  General reference
 Chapman, F. 1920. p.230 [tertiary fossil from South Australia]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1959. p.134 [distribution and ecology]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. & Godfrey, F.K. 1934. p.88, pl. 1, fig. 6 General reference
 Fischer, P. 1878. p.301, 422 [pl. 96, fig. 2, Adelaide, South Australia]  General reference
 Hedley, C. 1916. p.178 [King George's Sound, Western Australia]  General reference
 Jansen, P. 1995. p.48, pl.1, figs. 22-24 [ Synonymy, description, distribution and discussion. ]  General reference
 Ludbrook, N.H. 1978. p.95 [late Pleistocene to Holocene records]  General reference
 Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. p.73 [distribution]  General reference
 May, W. L. 1921. p.34 [Tasmania, Australia]  General reference
 May, W.L. 1923. [pl. 18, fig. 8, northern Tasmania, Australia]  General reference
 Philippi, R.A. 1852. p.237 [pl. 36, fig. 2, Adelaide, South Australia]  General reference
 Pilsbry, H.A. 1889. p.61 [pl. 14, figs 26, 27, pl. 15, figs 57, 58, distribution]  General reference
 Pritchard, G.B. & Gatliff, J.H. 1902. p.121 [on the synonymy]  General reference
 Tate, R. & May, W.L. 1901. p.401 [Bass Strait, Australia]  General reference
 Tenison-Woods, J.E. 1879. p.40 [as Clanculus rubens A. Adams]  General reference
 Thiele, J. 1930. p.567 [Albany, Western Australia]  General reference
 Watson, R.B. 1886. p.53 [South Australia]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.85, pl. 8, fig. 19a-b [ Description, distribution and remarks. ]  General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Trochinae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Trochini Rafinesque, 1810
                          Clanculus Montfort, 1810
                            Clanculus dunkeri (Koch in Philippi, 1843)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6745) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-28.