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Gastropoda unnamed Modulidae 

Modulus tectum (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Unknown tectum Gmelin, 1791
   Unknown candidus Petit, 1853
   Modulus candidus PETIT de la SAUSSAYE, 1853

Common Name

Katabe-damashi G627 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G627]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.20 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.58 


depth: intertidal 
habitat: rock reef [ ]
substrate: algal turf [ ]
substrate: sand [ ]


 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.113-114 [ Fig 43 A ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.129 [Pl. 14; fig. 15 a-b]  General reference


                        Modulus Gray, 1842
                          Modulus tectum (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=7526) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.