Australian Museum Journal A revision of Australian Architectonicidae (Gastropoda: Mollusca)

Shortform:
Garrard, 1978, Rec. Aust. Mus. 31(13): 506–585
Author(s):
Garrard, T. A.
Year published:
1978
Title:
A revision of Australian Architectonicidae (Gastropoda: Mollusca)
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
31
Issue:
13
Start page:
506
End page:
585
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.31.1978.204
Language:
English
Plates:
published 31 October 1978, not September 1977
Date published:
31 October 1978
Cover date:
30 September 1977
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Subjects:
MOLLUSCA: GASTROPODA; TAXONOMY; FOSSIL
Digitized:
24 December 2008
Available online:
02 March 2009
Reference number:
204
EndNote package:
EndNote file
Title page:
Title page (274kb PDF)
Complete work:
Complete work (9796kb PDF)

Abstract

The family Architectonicidae consists of three subfamilies, Architectonicinae, Heliacinae and Pseudomalaxinae.

In the subfamily Architectonicinae five Recent species are included in the subgenus Architectonica (Architectonica); two Recent, three fossil (one new but unnamed) in the subgenus A. (Discotectonica); two Recent species in the subgenus A. (Solatisonax); one Recent species in the subgenus Philippia (Philippia); two Recent and one new fossil species (Philippia (Psilaxis) mitchellana Garrard) in the subgenus Philippia (Psilaxis); one Recent species is included as Architectonicinae sp.

In the subfamily Heliacinae, six Recent species, one of which (Heliacus (Heliacus) hedleyi Garrard) is new, and one new Recent subspecies (Heliacus (Heliacus) cerdaleus ponderi Garrard) are included in the subgenus Heliacus (Heliacus); 10 Recent species, one of which (Heliacus (Torinista) corallinus Garrard) is new, and one new fossil species (Heliacus (Torinista) darraghi Garrard) are included in the subgenus H. (Torinista); one Recent and two fossil species, one of which (Heliacus (Awarua) otwayanus Garrard) is described as new, and the other un-named, are included in the subgenus H. (Awarua); seven Recent species, one of which (Heliacus (Claraxis) colmani Garrard) is new, two unnamed and three fossil species, one of which (Heliacus (Claraxis) morningtonensis Garrard) is new and one unnamed, are included in the subgenus H. (Claraxis). In the subfamily Pseudomalaxinae, two Recent species, including one new species (Pseudomalaxis (Pseudomalaxis) thetidis Garrard) and two fossil species are included in the subgenus P. (Pseudomalaxis); one Recent species is included in the subgenus P. (Spirolaxis).