OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Erosaria macandrewi (Sowerby, 1870)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cypraea macandrewi Sowerby, 1870
   Erosaria macandrewi (Sowerby, 1870)


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaOman
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaYemen
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaDjibouti
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.22 


depth: continental shelf [ 5-25m ]
depth: sublittoral 
exposure: exposed [ most specimens are found exposed on the reef at night ]
habitat: coral reef 


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.120 [ as Cypraea macandrewi ]  General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.208 General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Erosariinae Schilder, 1924
                            Erosaria Troschel, 1863
                              Erosaria macandrewi (Sowerby, 1870)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=54835) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-10-25. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-09-26.