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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Staphylaea semiplota (Mighels, 1845)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cypraea semiplota Mighels, 1845
   Cypraea spadix Mighels, 1845
   Cypraea polita Roberts, 1868
   Cypraea annae Roberts, 1869
   Cypraea (Cypraea) staphylaea var. fimbriatula Sowerby, 1870
   Cypraea polita var. diaphana Sullioti, 1924

Common Name

Half-extending cowry p.212      Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaHawaiian Islands (Sandwich Islands)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaJohnston Atoll


depth: continental shelf [ to 35m ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: sublittoral 
habitat: under rocks 
habitat: under rocks 


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.231 [ as Cypraea semiplota ]  General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.212 General reference
 Schilder, M. & Schilder, F.A. 1971.  Secondary source


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Erosariinae Schilder, 1924
                            Staphylaea Jousseaume, 1884
                              Staphylaea semiplota (Mighels, 1845)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=54951) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-10-25. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-10-25.