OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Name Turbinidae 

Astralium rotularia (Lamarck, 1822)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Trochus rotularia Lamarck, 1822

Common Name

Knob Star Shell p.70 [as Astraea rotularia]      Allan, J. 1950.  
Round Turban Shell p.99      Coleman, N. 1981.  


Exmouth Gulf, Western Australia to north Queensland (Wilson, 1993)

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


depth: intertidal 


 Wilson, B. 1993. p.109, pl. 13, fig. 6 General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.28, pl. 10, figs. 9a-b General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Turbinidae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Astralium Link, 1807
                          Astralium rotularia (Lamarck, 1822)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=7207) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-29.