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Species Helicarion mastersi (Cox, 1868)

Royal Semi-slug

  • Vitrina mastersi Cox, J.C. 1868. A Monograph of Australian Land Shells. Sydney : Maddock 111 pp. [86].
    Type data:
     Holotype SAMA D15582 (2 specimens).
    Paratype(s) AM C103648 (3 specimens).

 

Generic Combinations

  • Helicarion mastersi (Cox, 1868).

 

Taxonomic Decision for Subspecies Arrangement

  • Iredale, T. 1941. Guide to the land shells of New South Wales. Pt III. Australian Naturalist 11: 1-8 [6]

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales


Extra Distribution Information

Twofold Bat, SE NSW 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: Australian Alps (AA), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Channel Country (CHC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Riverina (RIV), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • New South Wales: SE coastal

Ecological Descriptors

Dry sclerophyll forest, litter-dwelling, rainforest, under logs.

Extra Ecological Information

Living under fallen palm leaves

 

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 18-Jun-2010 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)