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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Epitoniidae 

Gyroscala (Gyroscala) pyramis (Tinker, 1952)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Scalaria perplexa auct.
   Epitonium (Gyroscala) perplexum auct.
   Scalaria perplexa Pease, 1868
   Epitonium lamellosa Bryan, 1915
   Scala perplicata Iredale, 1929
   Pomiscala reevesbyi Cotton, 1938
   Epitonium pyramis Tinker, 1952
   Epitonium (Gyroscala) pyramis (Tinker, 1952)
   Gyroscala pyramis (Tinker, 1952)

Common Name

Perplexed Ladder Shell p.104, f.11      Allan, J. 1950.  


Rehder, 1980 (Rehde1980x15): "Hawaiian Islands and Easter Island." ; Reunion (Kay1979)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaHawaiian Islands (Sandwich Islands)
     Rehder, H.A. 1980. p. 52 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaEaster Island Group
     Rehder, H.A. 1980. p. 52 
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Victoria
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)South Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.75 


depth: intertidal       Rehder, H.A. 1980. p. 7 
habitat: tide pools       Rehder, H.A. 1980. p. 7 
substrate: rocks       Rehder, H.A. 1980. p. 7 


 Cotton, B.C. 1956. p.1 Secondary source
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.156 Alternate taxonomic arrangement
 Kerslake, J. 1968. p.68 General reference
 Powell, A.W.B. 1965. p.161 Distribution


                          Gyroscala de Boury, 1887
                            Gyroscala (Gyroscala) de Boury, 1887
                              Gyroscala (Gyroscala) pyramis (Tinker, 1952)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=76415) created by benamy on 2002-08-20. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-22.