OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Erronea ovum (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


Included taxa

   Erronea ovum ovum (Gmelin, 1791)
   Erronea ovum chrysostoma (Schilder, 1927)


Central Indo-West Pacific; Micronesia; Abrolhos, WA to central Qld (Wilson, 1993) Southeast Asia to western Pacific (Lorenz & Hubert, 2000)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.249 [{as Cypraea ovum}]  General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.122 Subspecific arrangement
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.181, pl. 34, figs. 6a-b General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeovulinae Schilder, 1927
                            Erronea Troschel, 1863
                              Erronea ovum (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=52596) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-09-28. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2002-09-19.