CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Gastropoda (class)  »  Vetigastropoda (unassigned) (order)  »  (family)

CAAB Code: 24 046099 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Scrobiculinus lepidus    (Philippi, 1846)
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda Gastropods (univalve molluscs, slugs, snails etc.)
Family: Trochidae: Cantharidinae (top shells) - show full list
Common Name: [a top shell]
Recent Synonyms: Jujubinus lepidus
Gibbula lepidus
Strigosella lepida
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 24 046947     Scrobiculinus spp.
Organism Type: a top shell
Taxon Notes:The placement of this species in Scrobiculinus is probably incorrect, and it may require a new genus. The type species of Scrobiculinus is from Morocco, and is also sometimes regarded as being in Gibbula, so it is extremely unlikely that it is truly congeneric with this Australian species.

World Register of Marine Species
Name status: no match    Checked on: 2016-08-09
Record source: Wilson, B., 1993, Australian Marine Shells. Prosobranch Gastropods Pt I. Odyssey Publishing, Leederville, W.A.
Scientific Name
verified against
Hickman, C.S., 2005. Seagrass fauna of the temperate southern coast of Australia I: The cantharidine trochid gastropods. In: Wells, F.E. Walker, D.I. Kendrick, G.A., Editors, The Marine Flora and Fauna of Esperance, Western Australia., 1: 199-220. Western Australian Museum, Perth, WA 323pp.
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