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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cassidae 

Phalium glaucum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Buccinum glaucum Linnaeus, 1758
   Phalium glaucum (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Bezoardica vulgaris Schumacher, 1817
   Cassis bezoar Gray, 1839
   Cassidea strigata Shirley, 1911

Common Name

Glaucous Helmet p.118      Allan, J. 1950.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast?
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland?
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.23 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaCambodia
     Try, I. 2001. p.398 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.32 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.101 


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [ to 16 m ]
substrate: sand [ ]


 Abbott, R.T. 1968. p.81 General reference
 Abbott, R.T. 1968. p.82 Synonomy
 Kreipl, K. 1997. p.37, pl. 13, figs. 35-35b Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.233, pl. 37, figs. 13a-b [ possibly found in north Queensland ]  Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.68, pl. 48, figs. 3-3a General reference


                        Cassidae Swainson, 1832
                            Phalium Link, 1807
                              Phalium glaucum (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=9396) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-07-31.