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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Clanculus euchelioides Tate, 1893

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Clanculus euchelioides Tate, 1893
   Clanculus gatliffi Tomlin, 1924

Common Name

Small Top Shell p.136 [also called Gatliff's Top Shell if the name C. gatliffi becomes valid.]      Cotton, B.C. 1959.  


Spencer Gulf, South Australia to Broome, Western Australia {Jansen1995a}.

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland


depth: continental shelf 
depth: continental shelf       Jansen, P. 1995. p. 49 
depth: intertidal [ intertidal to 178 m {Jansen1995a}. ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: under stones 


 Cotton, B.C. 1945. p.151 [ as Microclanculus gatliffi, suggests that C. gatliffi is conspecific with C. euchelioides. ]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1959. p.136 [fig. 71, as Microclanculus euchelioides, distribution, habitat]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. & Godfrey, F.K. 1934. p.83, pl. 1, fig. 1 General reference
 Iredale, T. 1929. p.271 [refers to Tomlin's record from Qld., found in the original description of C. gatliffi]  General reference
 Jansen, P. 1995. p.49, pl. 1, figs 25-27 [ Synonymy, description, distribution and discussion. ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.86, text fig. [ Description, distribution, habitat and remarks. ]  General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Trochinae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Trochini Rafinesque, 1810
                          Clanculus Montfort, 1810
                            Clanculus euchelioides Tate, 1893


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6748) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-07-22.