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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Purpuradusta fimbriata fimbriata (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cypraea fimbriata Gmelin, 1791
   Cypraea marmorata Schröter, 1804

Common Name

Fringed Cowry p.123, pl.368      Coleman, N. 1975.  


Indian Ocean to western Pacific

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-Arabia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesSulu Sea
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.88 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesSamar
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.88 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesMarinduque
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.88 


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
habitat: coral reef [in crevices]


 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.144 Contains synonymy


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeovulinae Schilder, 1927
                            Purpuradusta Schilder, 1939
                              Purpuradusta fimbriata (Gmelin, 1791)
                                Purpuradusta fimbriata fimbriata (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=77663) created by Shannon Reid on 2002-09-05. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-23.