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Genus Helicarion Férussac, 1821

  • Helicarion Férussac, A.E.J.P.J.F. d'A. de 1821. Tableaux Systematiques des Animaux Mollusques: suivis d'un prodrome général pour tous les mollusques terrestres ou fluviatiles vivantes ou fossiles. Paris : Bertrand xlvii 114 pp. [Jan. 1821] [20].
    Type species:
     Helicarion cuvieri Férussac, 1821 by subsequent designation, see Gray, J.E. 1847. A list of the genera of recent Mollusca, their synonyms and types. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 15: 129-219 [Date published November 1847] [169].
  • Helixarion Férussac, A.E.J.P.J.F. d'A. de 1821. Tableaux Systematiques des Animaux Mollusques: suivis d'un prodrome général pour tous les mollusques terrestres ou fluviatiles vivantes ou fossiles. Paris : Bertrand xlvii 114 pp. [Jan. 1821] [20] [Smith, B.J. & Kershaw, R.C. 1990. Case 2739. Helicarion Férussac, 1821 (Mollusca, Gastropoda): proposed conservation, and proposed designation of Helixarion cuvieri Férussac, 1821 as the type species. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 47: 258–262 (258) submission requesting ICZN to use plenary powers to suppress Helixarion].
    Type species:
     Helixarion freycineti Férussac, 1821 by subsequent designation, see Thon, D. 1829. Helixarion. pp. 149-150 in Ersche, J.C. & Gruber, J.G. (eds). Allgemeine Encyclopadie der Wissenschasten und Kunste. 2nd section (H-N). Leipzig : Johann Friedrich Gleditsch. [149].
    Secondary source:
     Smith, B.J. & Kershaw, R.C. 1990. Case 2739. Helicarion Férussac, 1821 (Mollusca, Gastropoda): proposed conservation, and proposed designation of Helixarion cuvieri Férussac, 1821 as the type species. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 47: 258-262.
  • Luinarion Iredale, T. 1933. Systematic notes on Australian land shells. Records of the Australian Museum 19: 37-59 [38].
    Type species:
     Helicarion thomsoni Ancey, 1889 by original designation.

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Smith, B.J. 1992. Non-Marine Mollusca. In, Houston, W.W.K. (ed.). Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Non-marine Mollusca. Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service Vol. 8 xii 408 pp. [233] (Kershaw, R.C.)

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Twofold Bay, SE NSW, N to Mt Coricudgy, ME NSW


Note that conversion of the original AFD map of states, drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones to IBRA and IMCRA regions may have produced errors. The new maps will be reviewed and corrected as updates occur. The maps may not indicate the entire distribution. See further details below.
IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)
drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones (map not available)

IBRA

NSW: Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Channel Country (CHC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), Sydney Basin (SB), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD) ; NSW, Vic: Australian Alps (AA), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Riverina (RIV), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH) ; Tas: Ben Lomond (BEL), King (KIN), Tasmanian Central Highlands (TCH), Tasmanian Northern Midlands (TNM), Tasmanian Northern Slopes (TNS), Tasmanian South East (TSE), Tasmanian Southern Ranges (TSR), Tasmanian West (TWE) ; Tas, Vic: Flinders (FLI) ; Vic: Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP) ; WA: Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Carnarvon (CAR), Central Kimberley (CK), Coolgardie (COO), Central Ranges (CR), Dampierland (DL), Esperance Plains (ESP), Gascoyne (GAS), Gibson Desert (GD), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Jarrah Forest (JF), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), Mallee (MAL), Murchison (MUR), Northern Kimberley (NK), Nullarbor (NUL), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pilbara (PIL), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Tanami (TAN), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Warren (WAR), Yalgoo (YAL)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • New South Wales: SE coastal
    • Tasmania
    • Victoria: SE coastal
    • Western Australia: SW coastal

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)
05-Feb-2014 HELICARIONIDAE 05-Feb-2014 MODIFIED Dr John Stanisic (BAAM)
18-Jun-2010 26-Jul-2010 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)