Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Genus Rimula Defrance, 1827

Compiler and date details

September 2014 - Des Beechey & Winston F. Ponder, Australian Museum, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

December 2012 - Des Beechey, Peter U. Middelfart, Winston F. Ponder & Stephanie Baccarella, Australian Museum, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

  • Rimula Defrance, 1825 [Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles, 45: 472; not available from "Rimule" (vernacular) of Blainville, 1824, Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles, Atlas: pl. 68, 70; and of Blainville, 1825, Manuel de malacologie et de conchyliologie: 501. Rimulus [d'Orbigny, 1839, Histoire physique, politique et naturelle de l'ile de Cuba. Mollusques: 199] is an incorrect subsequent spelling. See also Rimularia].
    Type species:
     Emarginula blainvillii Defrance, 1825 by subsequent designation (Gray, 1847, Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 15: 147; [in Blainville] Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles, 45: 472).




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Indo-west Pacific, from Red Sea to Japan

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Lord Howe Province (14), Northeast Province (18), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
08-Nov-2011 FISSURELLOIDEA 08-Nov-2011 MOVED Mr Des Beechey (AM) Stephanie Baccarella (AM) Dr Peter Middelfart (AM) Ms Anouk Mututantri (AM) Dr Winston Ponder (AM)
24-Aug-2011 24-Aug-2011 MOVED
17-Aug-2011 MODIFIED