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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Erosaria cernica cernica (Sowerby, 1870)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cypraea cernica Sowerby, 1870
   Erosaria cernica tomlini Schilder, 1930
   Erosaria percomis Iredale, 1931
   Erosaria tomlini prodiga Iredale, 1939
   Erosaria (Ravitrona) cernica ogasawarensis Schilder, 1944
   Ravitrona tomlini kermadecensis Powell, 1958
   Erosaria tomlini maturata Kira, 1959
   Cypraea cernica marielae Cate, 1960

Common Name

Separated cowry p.195      Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000.  



  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaMalaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSouth China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaTaiwan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascar
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambique
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast


depth: continental shelf [ 10-250m ]
depth: continental slope 
depth: sublittoral 


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.209 Secondary source
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.60 General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.195 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.179 [pl. 32, figs 12 a,b]  General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Erosariinae Schilder, 1924
                            Erosaria Troschel, 1863
                              Erosaria cernica (Sowerby, 1870)
                                Erosaria cernica cernica (Sowerby, 1870)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8399) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Holly Barlow on 2003-01-20.