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Distorsio anus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Popora Gibbosa Buonanni, 1681
   Haairige ooren Rumphius, 1705
   Murex anus Linnaeus, 1758
   Distorsio anus (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Triton anus (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Tritonium (Persona) anus (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Distorta rotunda Perry, 1811
   Distorta rugosa Schumacher, 1817

Common Name

Warp Shell or Old Woman p.115, pl.20, f.22      Allan, J. 1950.  
Distorted Triton p.115, pl.344      Coleman, N. 1975.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
     Kronenberg, G.C. 1994. p. 63 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.24 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
     Wilson, B. 1993. p.239 
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
     Wilson, B. 1993.  
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.117 


depth: continental shelf 
depth: continental shelf       Kronenberg, G.C. 1994. p. 64 
depth: intertidal [ "low tide level to depths of about 55 m." ]      Kronenberg, G.C. 1994. p. 64 
depth: subtidal 
depth: subtidal       Kronenberg, G.C. 1994. p. 64 
habitat: coral reef 
habitat: under rocks 
substrate: coral       Cernohorsky, W.O. 1967.  
substrate: rocks 
substrate: rocks       Cernohorsky, W.O. 1967.  


 Allan, J. 1950. p.115, pl. 20, fig. 22 General reference
 Beu, A.G. 1998. p.182, figs 58o, 59a, b [ illustration, synonymy, type data, distribution, description, remarks ]  General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1967. p.324, pl. 45, fig. 23; text fig. 13 General reference
 Coleman, N. 1981. p.115, fig. 344 General reference
 Henning, T. & Hemmen, J. 1993. p.136 Biology and ecology
 Hinton, A. 1972. p.12, fig. 1 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.223, fig. 79K General reference
 Kronenberg, G.C. 1994. p.63, pl. 1, fig. 1, pl. 2, fig. 4 General reference
 Ladd, H.S. 1977. p.35, pl. 11, fig. 11 Fossil record
 Reeve, L.A. 1844. pl. 12, fig. 44 General reference
 Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961. p.68, pl. 7, fig. 14 General reference
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.306, fig. 176 General reference
 Wells, F.E. & Bryce, C.W. 1986. p.82, fig. 262 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.239 Distribution
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.78, fig. 58 General reference


                          Distorsio Röding, 1798
                            Distorsio anus (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=9495) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-25.