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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Pustularia globulus globulus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cypraea globulus Linnaeus, 1758
   Cypraea affinis Gmelin, 1791
   Pustularia (Annepona) globulus sphaeridium Schilder & Schilder, 1938
   Pustularia margarita tetsuakii Kira, 1959

Common Name

Globule cowry p.221      Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaIndia (W)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaMaldives
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificMarcus Island (Japan)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificMariana Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificMarshall Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNauru
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificSolomon Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesSulu Sea
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.90 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesSamar
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.90 


depth: intertidal [ just below low tide level ]
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: coral [ under coral clusters ]
substrate: sand [ sometimes dug in the sand ]


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.178 General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.221 General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Erosariinae Schilder, 1924
                            Pustularia Swainson, 1840
                              Pustularia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
                                Pustularia globulus globulus (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=55225) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-10-29. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-07-30.