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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Littorinidae 

Littoraria (Littorinopsis) luteola (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Littorina (Littorinopsis) scabra scabra auct
   Littorina scabra auct
   Littorina (Melaraphe) flammea auct
   Melarhaphe luteola auct
   Littorina (Melaraphe) scabra var. filosa auct
   Melarapha luteola auct
   Littorina luteola Quoy & Gaimard, 1833
   Littorina filosa var. subcingulata Nevill, 1885


Endemic to eastern Australia, from southern New South Wales to Torres Strait Islands{Reid1986x24}. Torres Strait to Merrimbula, NSW {WILSON1993A}

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland


habitat: mangrove [ on leaves and trunks of Avicennia {Reid1986x24}. ]


 Allan, J. 1950. p.80 Biology and ecology
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.38 General reference
 Reid, D.G. 1986. p.159 [ Synonymy, description, distribution and illustrations. ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.145, pl. `8, fig. 17a-b  General reference


                            Littoraria Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834
                              Littoraria (Littorinopsis) Mörch, 1876
                                Littoraria (Littorinopsis) luteola (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=7702) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by juliannao on 2003-06-29.