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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Mauritia scurra indica (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cypraea indica Gmelin, 1791
   Cypraea argiolus Röding, 1798
   Cypraea retifera Menke, 1829
   Cypraea amarata Mörch, 1852
   Arabica scurra antelia Iredale, 1939
   Arabica scurra vono Steadman & Cotton, 1943


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland


depth: continental shelf [to 40 m]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef [under coral blocks]


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.59 General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.56 General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeinae Gray, 1824
                            Mauritia Troschel, 1863
                              Mauritia scurra (Gmelin, 1791)
                                Mauritia scurra indica (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=52365) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-09-26. Record last updated by Holly Barlow on 2003-01-19.