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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Clanculus maxillatus (Menke, 1843)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Monodonta maxillata Menke, 1843
   Clanculus maxillatus (Menke, 1843)
   Trochus anus Philippi, 1849

Common Name

Rounded Clanculus p.92, pl.93G      Wilson, B 2002.  


Western SA and WA as far north as Kalbarri {WILSON1993A}. Yorke Peninsula, South Australia to Geraldton, Western Australia {Jansen1995a}.

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
substrate: under stones 


 Allan, J. 1950. p.61 General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1959. p.128 [distribution, ecology]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. & Godfrey, F.K. 1934. p.82 General reference
 Fischer, P. 1878. p.324 [ pl. 101, fig. 3, as Trochus anus Philippi, King Georges Sound, Western Australia ]  General reference
 Hedley, C. 1916. p.178 [ Western Australia; p. 177, as Clanculus anus (Philippi) ]  General reference
 Jansen, P. 1995. p.57, pl. 2, figs. 10-12 [ Synonymy, description, distribution and discussion. ]  General reference
 Philippi, R.A. 1852. p.236 [ pl. 36, fig. 2, distribution; p. 266, pl. 39, fig. 7, as Trochus anus Philippi ]  General reference
 Pilsbry, H.A. 1889. p.51 [ pl. 42, figs 17, 18, distribution; p. 54, pl. 14, figs 34-36, pl. 11, figs 43-45, as Trochus anus Philippi ]  General reference
 Tate, R. 1881. p.393 [ notes that it apparently is a Clanculus. ]  General reference
 Tate, R. & May, W.L. 1901. p.400 [ As Clanculus anus (Philippi). ]  Distribution
 Wells, F.E. & Bryce, C.W. 1986. p.42, fig. 68  Distribution
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.87, pl. 8, fig. 13 a-b [ Description, distribution and habitat. ]  General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Trochinae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Trochini Rafinesque, 1810
                          Clanculus Montfort, 1810
                            Clanculus maxillatus (Menke, 1843)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6771) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-22.