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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Hipponicidae 

Pilosabia trigona (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Patella trigona Gmelin, 1791
   Pilosabia trigona (Gmelin, 1791)
   Hipponix (Pilosabia) trigona (Gmelin, 1791)
   Pileopsis pilosus Deshayes, 1832
   Hipponyx pilosus (Deshayes, 1832)
   Hipponyx barbata Sowerby, 1835


Rehder, 1980 (Rehde1980x15): "From South Africa eastward to the Hawaiian Islands and Easter Island, and on the Pacific coast of the Americas from Baja California, Mexico, to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands."

  OBIS RegionsEastern PacificGalapagos Islands
     Rehder, H.A. 1980. p. 61 
  OBIS RegionsEastern PacificMexico
     Rehder, H.A. 1980. p. 61 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaEaster Island Group
     Rehder, H.A. 1980. p. 61 
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific


habitat: tide pools       Rehder, H.A. 1980. p. 61 
substrate: rocks       Rehder, H.A. 1980. p. 61 


 Allan, J. 1950. p.86 Distribution
 Brazier, J. 1877. p.369 Distribution
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.178-179 [ figs. 61F, 62A, B as Hipponix (Pilosabia) pilosus ]  General reference
 Rehder, H.A. 1980. p.61 Synonomy
 Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961. p.45, pl. 3, fig. 27 General reference


                          Pilosabia Iredale, 1929
                            Pilosabia trigona (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=76213) created by benamy on 2002-08-16. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-01-07.