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Semicassis (Semicassis) bisulcata (Schubert & Wagner, 1829)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Buccium tessellatum Wood, 1825
   Cassis bisulcata Schubert & Wagner, 1829
   Phalium bisulcatum (Schubert & Wagner, 1829)
   Cassis pila Reeve, 1848
   Cassis japonica Reeve, 1848
   Cassis japonica var. minor Küster, 1857
   Cassis nucleus Küster, 1857
   Cassis pfeifferi Hidalgo, 1871
   Cassis booleyi Sowerby, 1900
   Semicassis diuturna Iredale, 1927
   Xenogalea nashi Iredale, 1931
   Semicassis persimilis "Kuroda" Kira, 1955
   Semicassis persimilis "Kuroda" Kira, 1959

Common Name

Ball Helmet p.118      Allan, J. 1950.  
Nash's Helmet p.117, f.7      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  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 PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.102 


depth: continental shelf [ to 180 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: coral sand 
substrate: mud bottom 


 Abbott, R.T. 1968. p.126-128, pl. 8, figs. 13-21, pls. 105-114 [{as Phalium bisulcatum (Schubert & Wagner, 1829)}]  General reference
 Abbott, R.T. 1968. p.128 Synonomy
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.55 General reference
 Kreipl, K. 1997. p.48, pl. 17, figs. 54-54g Contains synonymy
 Wells, F.E. & Bryce, C.W. 1986. p.79 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.233, pl. 37, figs. 7a-c General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.68, pl. 48, figs. 9-9a General reference


                        Cassidae Swainson, 1832
                            Semicassis Mörch, 1852
                              Semicassis (Semicassis) Mörch, 1852
                                Semicassis (Semicassis) bisulcata (Schubert & Wagner, 1829)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=9431) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-18.