OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Xenophoridae 

Stellaria chinensis (Philippi, 1841)

Type of listing: Name in current use


Included taxa

   Stellaria chinensis chinensis (Philippi, 1841)


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaPersian Gulf (=Arabian Gulf)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaEast China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia


depth: continental shelf [ to 140 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal [ 4-5 m ]
depth: subtidal [ throughout range ]


 Wilson, B. 1993. p.168, pl. 23, fig. 10 [ as Xenophora chinensis. Description, distribution and synonymy. ]  General reference


                        Xenophoridae Troschel, 1852
                          Stellaria (Schmidt MS) Möller, 1832
                            Stellaria chinensis (Philippi, 1841)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8261) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-07-30.