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Gastropoda Name Turbinidae 

Turbo (Marmarostoma) perspeciosus (Iredale, 1929)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Lunella perspeciosa auct.
   Turbo speciosus Reeve, 1848
   Senectus perspeciosus Iredale, 1929


Point Cloates, Western Australia to southern Queensland

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia


depth: intertidal 
habitat: coral reef 


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.34 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.106, pl. 12, fig. 2 General reference
 Woolacott, L. 1957. p.113-114, figs. 3-4 [ as Senectus perspeciosus Iredale ]  General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Turbinidae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Turbo Linnaeus, 1758
                          Turbo (Marmarostoma) Swainson, 1829
                            Turbo (Marmarostoma) perspeciosus (Iredale, 1929)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=7155) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2001-11-28.