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Gastropoda unnamed Cerithiidae 

Rhinoclavis (Rhinoclavis) aspera (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cerithium (Vertagus) lineatum [sic]
   Murex asper Linnaeus, 1758
   Rhinoclavis asper (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Rhinoclavis aspera (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Rhinoclavis (Rhinoclavis) aspera (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Vertagus granulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Clava aspera (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Cerithium (Vertagus) asper (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Vergatus asper (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Cerithium asper (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Rhinoclavis asperum (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Murex granulatus Linnaeus, 1758
   Clava rugata Martyn, 1784
   Strombus vibex Gmelin, 1791
   Cerithium asperum Bruguiere, 1792
   Rhinoclavis lineatum (Lamarck, 1822)
   Cerithium lineatum Lamarck, 1822
   Vertagus lineatus (Bruguiere) Reeve, 1866
   Vertagus comptus Sowerby, 1914

Common Name

Rough Creeper p.88, pl.17, f.15      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific Throughout Region
     Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.40 
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West Pacific Throughout Region
     Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.40 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.19 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.60 


depth: continental shelf [ to 28 m ]      Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.35 
depth: subtidal [ ]
eCode: continental shelf 
eCode: coral reef 
eCode: subtidal 
substrate: sand       Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.37 


 Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.35 General reference
 Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.38 Synonomy
 Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.35 Biology and ecology
 Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.40 Distribution
 Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.37 Radula
 Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.40 Fossil record
 Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.40 Range map
 Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.35 Anatomy
 Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.38 Taxon list
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.123 [Pl. 16; fig. 5 a-b]  General reference


                          Rhinoclavis Swainson, 1840
                            Rhinoclavis (Rhinoclavis) Swainson, 1840
                              Rhinoclavis (Rhinoclavis) aspera (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=7418) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2003-12-17.