Anabathron (Scrobs)

‘Scrobs’ trailli, copyright Auckland War Memorial Museum.

Belongs within: Truncatelloidea.

The subgenus Scrobs of the genus Anabathron is an Australasian group of small gastropods with a solid, ovate shell with the aperture separated from the body whorl by a deep cleft and an internally duplicated peristome.

<==Anabathron (Scrobs Watson 1886)TTE93, P61 [incl. Nannoscrobs Finlay 1927F27]
|--*Scrobs’ jacksoni (Brazier 1895)P61, H09 [=Rissoa jacksoniP61, Amphithalamus jacksoniH09; incl. R. (Scrobs) badiaP27]
|--A. (S.) chattonensis (Laws 1950)TTE93
|--‘Scrobs’ crassiconus Powell 1933P61
|--‘Scrobs’ elongatus Powell 1927P61
|--‘Scrobs’ excelsus Powell 1933P61
|--‘Scrobs’ hedleyi (Suter 1908)P61 [=Amphithalamus hedleyiF27, *Nannoscrobs hedleyiF27]
| |--S. h. hedleyiP61
| `--S. h. angulatis Powell 1927P61
|--‘Scrobs’ luteofuscusP27
|--‘Scrobs’ ovatus Powell 1927P61
|--‘Scrobs’ petterdiP27
|--‘Scrobs’ rugulosus Powell 1930P61
|--‘Scrobs’ scrobiculatorP27
|--‘Scrobs’ semen (Odhner 1924)P61 [=Rissoa semenP27, Nannoscrobs sememF27]
|--‘Scrobs’ sundayensisP27
`--‘Scrobs’ trailli Powell 1939P61

*Type species of generic name indicated


[F27] Finlay, H. J. 1927. A further commentary on New Zealand molluscan systematics. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 57: 320–485.

[H09] Hedley, C. 1909. The Marine Fauna of Queensland: Address by the President of Section D. Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science: Brisbane.

[P27] Powell, A. W. B. 1927. The genetic relationships of Australasian rissoids. Part 1. Descriptions of new Recent genera and species from New Zealand and Kermadec Islands. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 57: 534–548.

[P61] Powell, A. W. B. 1961. Shells of New Zealand: An illustrated handbook 4th ed. Whitcombe and Tombs Limited: Christchurch.

[TTE93] Tracey, S., J. A. Todd & D. H. Erwin. 1993. Mollusca: Gastropoda. In: Benton, M. J. (ed.) The Fossil Record 2 pp. 131–167. Chapman & Hall: London.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *