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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Erosaria eburnea (Barnes, 1824)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cypraea eburnea Barnes, 1824
   Cypraea lactea Wood, 1828
   Cypraea miliaris var. nivea Preston, 1909
   Erosaria eburnea mara Iredale, 1939

Common Name

Ivory-White cowry p.191      Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000.  
The Ivory Cowry p.126      Allan, J. 1950.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Coral Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaCook Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaFrench Polynesia (Polynesie Francaise)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificFiji
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificSamoan Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificSolomon Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificTuvalu (Ellice Islands)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificVanuatu


depth: continental shelf [ shallow water to 40m ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: sublittoral 
habitat: under coral 
habitat: under stones 


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.221 [ as Cypraea eburnea ]  General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.60 General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.191 General reference
 Schilder, M. & Schilder, F.A. 1971.  Secondary source


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Erosariinae Schilder, 1924
                            Erosaria Troschel, 1863
                              Erosaria eburnea (Barnes, 1824)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8430) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-12.