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Cribrarula cribraria cribraria (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cribrarula cribraria gaspardi G. Biraghi & K. Nicolay, 1993
   Cypraea cribraria Linnaeus, 1758
   Cribraria cribraria zadela Iredale, 1939
   Cribraria (Cribraria) cribraria orientalis Schilder & Schilder, 1940
   Cribraria cribraria northi Steadman & Cotton, 1943
   Cribrarula cribraria ganteri F. Lorenz, 1997

Common Name

Sieve cowry p.176      Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000.  
Tan and White Cowry p.127, f.5      Allan, J. 1950.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.94 


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef 


 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.176 General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeovulinae Schilder, 1927
                            Cribrarula Strand, 1929
                              Cribrarula cribraria (Linnaeus, 1758)
                                Cribrarula cribraria cribraria (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=52358) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-09-26. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-01-28.