Taxon profile


astraea snail
Astraea Röding, 1798

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  family Turbinidae - Turbans and Star Shells »  subfamily Astraeinae

Scientific synonyms

Canthorbis Swainson, 1840
Imperator Montfort, 1810

Included taxa

Number of records: 13

species Astraea gibberosa Dillwyn, 1817
species Astraea gilchristi Sowerby
species Astraea helicina (Gmelin, 1791)
species Astraea heliotropium Martyn, 1784

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species Astraea johnstoni N. H. J. Odhner, 1923
species Astraea kesteveni T. Iredale, 1924

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species Astraea latispina R. A. Philippi, 1844
species Astraea milloni Richard & Salvat, 1973
species Astraea nakamineae T. Habe & T. Okutani, 1981
species Astraea semicostata Fischer, 1875
species Astraea sirius (Gould, 1849)
species Astraea spirata W. H. Dall, 1911
species Astraea turbanica W. H. Dall, 1910

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [5b09a1bb-b739-4136-84c9-dcd98bf46104]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Astraea Röding, 1798]
Data retrieved on: 15 February 2015

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