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Gastropoda unnamed Cerithiidae 

Rhinoclavis (Rhinoclavis) brettinghami Cernohorsky, 1974

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cerithium pulchrum Sowerby, 1855
   Cerithium (Vergatus) pulchrum (Sowerby, 1855)
   Vertagus pulcher Sowerby, 1865
   Rhinoclavis pulcher (Sowerby, 1865)
   Clava pulcher (Sowerby, 1865)
   Clava pulchra ("A. Adams", 1887)
   Rhinoclavis brettinghami Cernohorsky, 1974

Common Name

Beautiful Creeper p.89, pl.17, f.18      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
     Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.60 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia


depth: intertidal 
depth: intertidal       Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.59 
eCode: rock reef 


 Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.59 General reference
 Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.60 Synonomy
 Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.59 Biology and ecology
 Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.59 Distribution
 Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.59 Radula
 Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.60 Range map
 Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.59 Anatomy
 Houbrick, R.S. 1978. p.60 Taxon list
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.123 [PL. 16; fig. 7 a-b]  General reference


                          Rhinoclavis Swainson, 1840
                            Rhinoclavis (Rhinoclavis) Swainson, 1840
                              Rhinoclavis (Rhinoclavis) brettinghami Cernohorsky, 1974


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=7427) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-29.