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Gastropoda Name Turbinidae 

Turbo (Marmarostoma) squamosus Gray, 1847

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Turbo lamellosus Philippi, 1846
   Turbo squamosus Gray, 1847
   Turbo foliaceus Philippi, 1847
   Turbo laminiferus Reeve, 1848
   Turbo foliaceus scabrosus Preston, 1914
   Turbo foliaceus turriformis Preston, 1914

Common Name

Squamose Turban p.69      Allan, J. 1950.  


Exmouth Gulf, Western Australia to Queensland and Papua New Guinea

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  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 RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory


habitat: intertial flats [ among rocks in shallow muddy water ]


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.39 General reference
 Iredale, T. 1914. p.669 Synonomy
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.107, pl. 12, fig. 8 General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Turbinidae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Turbo Linnaeus, 1758
                          Turbo (Marmarostoma) Swainson, 1829
                            Turbo (Marmarostoma) squamosus Gray, 1847


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=7163) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-29.