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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Luria isabella isabella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cypraea isabella Linnaeus, 1758
   Cypraea literata Time, 1822
   Cypraea clara Gaskoin, 1851
   Cypraea (Cypraea) isabella lekalekana Ladd, 1934
   Basilitrona isabella cavia Steadman & Cotton, 1943
   Basilitrona isabella lemuriana Steadman & Cotton, 1946
   Luria (Basilitrona) isabella var. cylindroides Coen, 1949

Common Name

Fawn-coloured Cowry p.126, f.1      Allan, J. 1950.  
Isabell Cowry p.124, f.374      Coleman, N. 1975.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.86 


depth: continental shelf [to 150 m]


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.60 General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.82 Contains synonymy


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeinae Gray, 1824
                            Luria Jousseaume, 1884
                              Luria isabella (Linnaeus, 1758)
                                Luria isabella isabella (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=52466) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-09-27. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-25.