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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Lyncina ventriculus (Lamarck, 1810)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cypraea ventriculus Lamarck, 1810
   Cypraea achatina Perry, 1811
   Cypraea otahitensis Schubert & Wagner, 1829
   Ponda ventriculus topee Steadman & Cotton, 1943


Central Pacific

  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.81 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesSamar
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.82 


depth: continental shelf [ to 30 metres ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef 
habitat: coral reef [ under coral ]


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.92 [ as Cypraea ventriculus ]  General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.76 General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeinae Gray, 1824
                            Lyncina Troschel, 1863
                              Lyncina ventriculus (Lamarck, 1810)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=52455) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-09-27. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-07-29.