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Gastropoda Unplaced Architectonicidae 

Heliacus (Pyrgoheliacus) turritus Bieler, 1987

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Heliacus turritus Bieler, 1987

Common Name

Konpeito-nawame-guruma G4173 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G4173]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


Bieler, 1993: "Known from two separated regions: type locality Banc du Geyser in the SW indian Ocean... and from Okinawa in the western Pacific."

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascarOutliersBanc du Geyser
     Bieler, R. 1993. p. 203 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapanRyukyu Islands (Loo-Chu Islands, Nansi-Shoto)Okinawa
     Bieler, R. 1993. p. 203 


depth: shallow subtidal       Bieler, R. 1993. p. 203 
substrate: gravel       Bieler, R. 1993. p. 203 
substrate: sand       Bieler, R. 1993. p. 203 


                        Heliacus d'Orbigny, 1842
                          Heliacus (Pyrgoheliacus) Bieler, 1987
                            Heliacus (Pyrgoheliacus) turritus Bieler, 1987


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=67795) created by benamy on 2002-04-04. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.