OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Xenophoridae 

Onustus indicus (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Phorus indicus auct
   Phorus exutus auct
   Trochus indica Gmelin, 1791
   Xenophora helvaceus Philippi, 1852
   Xenophora wagneri Philippi, 1855


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.29 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.80 


depth: continental shelf [ to 150 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal [ 4-5 m ]
depth: subtidal [ throughout range ]


 Kreipl, K. & A. Alf 1999. p.74, pl. 27, figs. 25-25b [ type information, distribution, description, remarks and synonymy ]  General reference
 Ponder, W.F. 1983. p.59, figs. 4a-b, 6b, 11a, 12a, 14s, 31c-f, 41 [ as Xenophora (Onustus) indica. Synonymy, description, type information, distribution and remarks ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.169, pl. 23, figs. 3a-b [ as Xenophora indica. Description, distribution and synonymy ]  General reference


                        Xenophoridae Troschel, 1852
                          Onustus Swainson, 1840
                            Onustus indicus (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8294) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-07-28.