OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Zoila thersites thersites (Gaskoin, 1849)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cypraea thersites Gaskoin, 1849
   Cypraea thersites var. atrata Sulliotti, 1924


Ceduca area to west of Cape Jaffa, South Australia

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)South Australia


depth: continental shelf [to 45 m, often trawled from 40-80 m]
depth: shallow subtidal [from 2 m]
depth: subtidal 


 Lorenz, F. 2001. p.47 General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.46 [{as Zoila thersites}]  General reference
 Wilson, B.R. & McComb, J.A. 1967. p.472-473 [{as Cypraea friendii thersites}]  General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Bernayinae Schilder, 1927
                            Zoila Jousseaume, 1884
                              Zoila thersites (Gaskoin, 1849)
                                Zoila thersites thersites (Gaskoin, 1849)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=77482) created by Shannon Reid on 2002-09-03. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-12.