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Gastropoda unnamed Batillariidae 

Pyrazus ebeninus (Bruguière, 1792)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Clava herculea Martyn, 1784
   Cerithium ebeninum Bruguière, 1792
   Pyrazus baudini Monfort, 1810
   Lampania angulifera Sowerby, 1866

Common Name

Hercules Club whelk p.113      Wilson, B. 1993.  
Mud Whelk p.86, pl.17, f.27      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Victoria
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricTas. coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Tasmania


habitat: estuarine 
habitat: intertial flats [ ]
substrate: mud 


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.44 General reference
 May, W. 1921. p.59 Distribution
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.113 [Pl. 15; fig. 20]  Synonomy


                      Batillariidae Thiele, 1929
                        Pyrazus Montfort, 1810
                          Pyrazus ebeninus (Bruguière, 1792)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=7260) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2003-12-17.