OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Anabathronidae 

Pisinna approxima (Petterd, 1884)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Rissoa cyclostoma var. rosea T. Woods, 1877
   Rissoa approxima Petterd, 1884
   Rissoa woodsi Pritchard & Gatliff, 1902
   Estea gemma Laseron, 1950


northern New South Wales to North West Cape, Western Australia

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia


depth: lower intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
habitat: under rocks 
habitat: under stones [on open coasts]
substrate: algae 


 Ponder, W.F. & Yoo, E.K. 1976. p.166-168; figs. 2e-g,3i-l, 11a-b General reference


                        Anabathronidae Coan, 1964
                          Pisinna Monterosato, 1878
                            Pisinna approxima (Petterd, 1884)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=75127) created by Shannon Reid on 2002-08-04. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2002-08-04.