OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Name Turbinidae 

Phasianella australis (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Phasianella tritonis Chemnitz, 1788
   Unknown australis Gmelin, 1791

Common Name

Australian Pheasant or Painted Lady p.70, pl.14, f.4      Allan, J. 1950.  


Bass Strait to about Geralton, Western Australia

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


habitat: sea grass bed 
habitat: sheltered bays 


 Wilson, B. 1993. p.102, pl. 11, figs. 1a-b Contains synonymy


                Name Author, Year
                    Turbinidae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Phasianella Lamarck, 1804
                          Phasianella australis (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=7073) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2003-12-17.