OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Name Turbinidae 

Phasianella ventricosa Swainson, 1822

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Mimelenchus ventricosa auct.
   Phasianella ventricosa Swainson, 1822
   Turbo perdix Wood, 1828
   Phasianella reticulata Reeve, 1862
   Phasianella sanguinea Reeve, 1862
   Phasianella venosa Reeve, 1862
   Phasianella zebra Gray in Reeve, 1862

Common Name

Common Pheasant p.70, f.3      Allan, J. 1950.  
Swollen Pheasant Shell p.96, pl.97A      Wilson, B 2002.  


New South Wales to about Geraldton, Western Australia

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


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.34 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.102, pl. 11, figs. 2a-b Contains synonymy


                Name Author, Year
                    Turbinidae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Phasianella Lamarck, 1804
                          Phasianella ventricosa Swainson, 1822


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=7080) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-29.