OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Blasicrura teres (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Blasicrura teres (Gmelin, 1791)

Included taxa

   Blasicrura teres teres (Gmelin, 1791)
   Blasicrura teres pellucens (Melvill, 1888)
   Blasicrura teres elatensis Heiman & Mienis, 2002
   Blasicrura teres janae Lorenz, 2002


Indo-West Pacific; Abrolhos, WA to central NSW {WILSON1993A}

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsEastern Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereSouth Africa (Cape marine Province)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.22 


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.146 [{as Cypraea teres}]  General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.163 Subspecific arrangement
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.177 [pl. 32, figs 3 a,b]  General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeovulinae Schilder, 1927
                            Blasicrura Iredale, 1930
                              Blasicrura teres (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8366) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-09-26.