OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Cheilea equestris (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cheilea porosa auct.
   Patella equestris Linnaeus, 1758
   Cheilea equestris (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Calyptraea porosa Reeve, 1858

Common Name

Cup & Saucer Limpet p.71, pl.200      Coleman, N. 1975.  


Rehder, 1980 (Rehde1980x15): "Throughout the Indo-Pacific region, from the western Indian Ocean to the Tuamotus, and Easter Island."

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaEaster Island Group
     Rehder, H.A. 1980. p. 62 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaFrench Polynesia (Polynesie Francaise)Tuamotu Archipelago (Iles Tuamotu)
     Rehder, H.A. 1980. p. 62 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.21 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.28 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.58 


depth: supratidal       Rehder, H.A. 1980. p. 7 
substrate: sand       Rehder, H.A. 1980. p. 7 


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.44 [ as C. porosa ]  General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.181 [ Fig 63 A-D ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.163 [pl. 22, fig. 3a-b]  General reference


                          Cheilea Modeer, 1793
                            Cheilea equestris (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8109) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-11.