OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda unnamed Siliquariidae 

Siliquaria (Siliquaria) ponderosus (Mörch, 1861)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Tenagodus (Siliquarius) ponderosus Mörch, 1861

Common Name

Ponderous Worm Shell p.93      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)


 Sowerby, G.B. 1878. pl. 1, fig. 3 General reference
 Sowerby, G.B. 1887. pl. 1 [480], fig. 5 General reference
 Tryon, G.W. 1886. p.57, fig. 11 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.141 [pl. 15, fig. 5]  General reference


                        Siliquaria Brugière, 1792
                          Siliquaria (Siliquaria) Brugière , 1792
                            Siliquaria (Siliquaria) ponderosus (Mörch, 1861)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=7631) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-08.