OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Ovulidae 

Procalpurnus lacteus (Lamarck, 1810)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Calpurnus (Procalpurnus) lactus
   Procalpurnus lacteus
   Ovula lactea Lamarck, 1810
   Ovulum album Dufo, 1840

Common Name

Milky Ovulid p.154, pl.465      Coleman, N. 1975.  


Central Indo-West Pacific; Rowley Shoals, WA to Moreton Bay, Queensland (Wilson, 1993)

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia


 Cate, C.N. 1973. p.63-64 [ Fig 137, 137a ]  Synonomy
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.59 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.207, pl. 24, fig. 27 General reference


                        Ovulidae Fleming, 1828
                          Procalpurnus Thiele, 1929
                            Procalpurnus lacteus (Lamarck, 1810)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=38403) created by Jennifer Kolb on 2001-02-08. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-11.