OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Lyncina camelopardalis (Perry, 1811)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cypraea camelopardis Perry, 1811
   Lyncina camelopardalis (Perry, 1811)
   Cypraea melanostoma Sowerby, 1826
   Cypraea supertecta Sulliotti, 1924
   Pustularia mariae Schilder, 1927
   Lyncina pseudovinosa Schilder, 1927

Included taxa

   Lyncina camelopardalis sharmiensis Heiman & Mienis, 1999


Dekker&Orlin2000: Red Sea endemic.

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.22 


depth: continental shelf [ to 30 metres ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: algal turf [ amongst seaweed ]
substrate: rocks 


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.77 [ as Cypraea camelopardalis ]  General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.72 General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeinae Gray, 1824
                            Lyncina Troschel, 1863
                              Lyncina camelopardalis (Perry, 1811)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=52436) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-09-27. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-12.