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Gastropoda unnamed Potamididae 

Terebralia sulcata (Born, 1778)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Potamides (Terebralia) semitrisulcata (Bolten)
   Cerithium sulcatum Bruguiere [sic]
   Terebralia sulcata (Born, 1778)
   Potamides sulcatus (Born, 1778)
   Cerithium (Pyrazus) semistriatus (Mörch, 1778)
   Pyrazus sulcatus (Born, 1778)
   Murex sulcatus Born, 1778
   Murex moluccanus Gmelin, 1791
   Strombus mangos Röding, 1798
   Potamides tenerrimus Schepman, 1895
   Potamides costata Schepman, 1895

Common Name

Sulcate Creeper p.87, pl.17, f.20      Allan, J. 1950.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificCaroline Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChina
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapanRyukyu Islands (Loo-Chu Islands, Nansi-Shoto)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaTaiwan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaVietnam
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  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


feeds on: detritus       Houbrick, R.S. 1991. p.328 
feeds on: plants       Houbrick, R.S. 1991. p.328 
habitat: intertial flats       Houbrick, R.S. 1991. p.329 
habitat: mangrove       Houbrick, R.S. 1991. p.329 
substrate: mud       Houbrick, R.S. 1991. p.329 
substrate: sand       Houbrick, R.S. 1991. p.329 


 Houbrick, R.S. 1991. p.318 General reference
 Houbrick, R.S. 1991. p.318 Synonomy
 Houbrick, R.S. 1991. p.318 Biology and ecology
 Houbrick, R.S. 1991. p.318 Distribution
 Houbrick, R.S. 1991. p.322 Radula
 Houbrick, R.S. 1991. p.330 Fossil record
 Houbrick, R.S. 1991. p.318 Range map
 Houbrick, R.S. 1991. p.318 Anatomy
 Houbrick, R.S. 1991. p.318 Taxon list
 Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.64 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.134 [text fig.]  General reference


                        Terebralia Swainson, 1840
                          Terebralia sulcata (Born, 1778)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=7609) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2003-12-17.