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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Blasicrura teres pellucens (Melvill, 1888)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cypraea tabescens var. pellucens Melvill, 1888
   Cypraea alisonae Burgess, 1983
   Blasicrura panamensis Raybaudi, 1992

Common Name

Translucent teres p.164      Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000.  


Western Pacific; tropical Eastern Pacific regions; Coral Bay and Dampier Archipelago, WA {WILSON1993A}

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsEastern Pacific


depth: intertidal 
substrate: rocks [ ]
substrate: under coral 


 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.164 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.177 [ pl. 32, fig 4 as Blasicrura alisonae ]  General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeovulinae Schilder, 1927
                            Blasicrura Iredale, 1930
                              Blasicrura teres (Gmelin, 1791)
                                Blasicrura teres pellucens (Melvill, 1888)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=53175) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-10-04. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-12.