OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Xenophoridae 

Stellaria gigantea Schepman, 1909

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Tugurium (Trochotugurium) giganteum auct
   Trochotugurium giganteum auct
   Xenophora gigantea Schepman, 1909


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambique
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaEast China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)


depth: continental shelf [ 60-200 m ]
depth: continental slope [ to 700 m ]


 Kilburn, R.N. 1973. p.562, fig. 5 [ as Tugurium (Trochotugurium) giganteum. ]  Radula
 Kreipl, K. & A. Alf 1999. p.62, pl. 20, figs. 17-17b [ type information, distribution, description, remarks and synonymy. ]  General reference
 Ponder, W.F. 1983. p.57, figs. 29h-j, 40 [ as Xenophora (Stellaria) gigantea. Synonymy, description, type information, distribution and remarks ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.169, pl. 23, figs. 7a-b [ as Xenophora gigantea. Description, distribution and remarks ]  General reference


                        Xenophoridae Troschel, 1852
                          Stellaria (Schmidt MS) Möller, 1832
                            Stellaria gigantea Schepman, 1909


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8264) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-08-07.