OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Blasicrura pallidula (Gaskoin, 1849)

Type of listing: Name in current use


Included taxa

   Blasicrura pallidula pallidula (Gaskoin, 1849)
   Blasicrura pallidula rhinoceros (Souverbie, 1865)


Central Indo-West Pacific; Cape Naturaliste, WA to central Qld {WILSON1993A}

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific


depth: intertidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: rock bottom 


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.192 [{as Cypraea pallidula}]  General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.160 Subspecific arrangement
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.177 [pl. 33, fig 14 a-c]  General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeovulinae Schilder, 1927
                            Blasicrura Iredale, 1930
                              Blasicrura pallidula (Gaskoin, 1849)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8359) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2002-09-13.