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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Triviidae 

Proterato (Cypraeerato) gemma gemma (Bavay, 1917)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Erato gemma Bavay, 1917

Common Name

Gem Cowry p.64, pl.178      Coleman, N. 1975.  


Bismarck Archipelago (Purdy Islands); New Caledonia; Loyalty Island (Cate1977x31)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew CaledoniaLoyalty Islands (Iles Loyaute)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New GuineaBismark Archipelago


 Cate, C.N. 1977. p.353 General reference
 Cate, C.N. 1977. p.353 [ Fig 23, holotype ]  Illustration of type specimen


                        Triviidae Troschel, 1863
                            Proterato Schilder, 1927
                              Proterato (Cypraeerato) Schilder, 1932
                                Proterato (Cypraeerato) gemma (Bavay, 1917)
                                  Proterato (Cypraeerato) gemma gemma (Bavay, 1917)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=37650) created by Jennifer Kolb on 2001-02-01. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-25.