Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Diloma concamerata (Wood, 1828)

Austrocochlea Grouped-in-hiding, Speckled Or Wavy Periwinkle, Wavy Periwinkle, Wavy Top

Compiler and date details

September 2014 - Des Beechey & Winston F. Ponder, Australian Museum, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Reviewed by Bruce Marshall (Tepapa, New Zealand) & Claude Vilvens (Belgium).

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


Generic Combinations




New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Southwest Shelf Province (31), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39)

Ecological Descriptors



General References

Allan, J.K. 1950. Australian shells: with related animals living in the sea, in freshwater and on the land. Melbourne : Georgian House xix, 470 pp., 45 pls, 112 text figs. [65, fig. 14(2)]

Angas, G.F. 1867. A list of species of marine Mollusca found in Port Jackson harbour, New South Wales, and on the adjacent coasts, with notes on their habits, etc. Part I. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1867: 185–233 [Date published 14 Feb. 1867] [217]

Beechey, D. 2000. Austrocochlea concamerata (Wood, 1828). (date accessed 20-9-11)

Cotton, B.C. 1959. South Australian Mollusca. Archaeogastropoda. Handbook of the Flora and Fauna of South Australia. Adelaide : South Australian Government Printer 449 pp. [165, fig. 96]

Cotton, B.C. & Godfrey, F.K. 1934. South Australian Shells. Part 13. South Australian Naturalist 1 16: 1-6 [3, fig. 3]

Donald, K.M., Kennedy, M. & Spencer, H.G. 2005. The phylogeny and taxonomy of austral monodontine topshells (Mollusca : Gastropoda : Trochidae), inferred from DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 37(2): 474-483 [482]

Hedley, C. 1917. Studies on Australian Mollusca. Part XIII. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 41: 680–719 [701]

Hedley, C. 1918. A checklist of the marine fauna of New South Wales. Part 1. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales 51: M1–M120 [M.43]

May, W.L. 1921. A Checklist of the Mollusca of Tasmania. Hobart, Tasmania : Government Printer 114 pp. [39]

May, W.L. 1923. An illustrated index of Tasmanian shells: with 47 plates and 1052 species. Hobart : Government Printer 100 pp. [Date published 31 July 1923] [pl. 19, fig. 1]

May, W.L. 1923. An illustrated index of Tasmanian shells: with 47 plates and 1052 species. Hobart : Government Printer 100 pp. [Date published 31 July 1923] [Pl. 19, fig. 1]


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)
29-Aug-2014 TROCHIDAE 23-Sep-2011 MOVED Mr Des Beechey (AM) Stephanie Baccarella (AM) Dr Peter Middelfart (AM) Ms Anouk Mututantri (AM) Dr Winston Ponder (AM)
29-Aug-2014 22-Sep-2011 MOVED
18-Aug-2021 21-Sep-2011 MODIFIED
18-Aug-2021 13-Sep-2011 MOVED
08-Sep-2011 MODIFIED