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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Monilea belcheri (Philippi, 1849)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Trochus belcheri Philippi, 1849


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificFiji
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificTonga
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland


depth: subtidal [ 20-26 m ]
substrate: sand bottom 


 Hedley, C. 1923. p.308, pl. 5, figs. 15-16 [ records from Rocky-Isle off Cape Flattery, Eagle Island and Lizard Island, Australia. ]  Distribution
 Ladd, H.S. 1966. p.41 [ description and distribution. ]  General reference
 Tantanasiriwong, R. 1978. p.5 Biology and ecology
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.94, pl. 11, figs. 20a-b  Distribution


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Umboniinae Adams & Adams, 1854
                        Monileini Hickman & McLean, 1990
                          Monilea Swainson, 1840
                            Monilea belcheri (Philippi, 1849)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6891) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-07-30.