OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Erronea chinensis amiges (Melvill & Standen, 1915)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Ovatipsa chinensis sydneyensis auct.
   Erronea caurica var. cairnsiana Melvill & Standen, 1904
   Erronea variolaria var. amiges Melvill & Standen, 1915
   Cribraria (Ovatipsa) chinensis sydneyensis Schilder & Schilder, 1938
   Cribraria (Ovatipsa) chinensis whitworthi Cate, 1964


Central Pacific to Australia

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia


depth: continental shelf [to 50 m]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: under coral 
habitat: under rocks 


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.60 General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.141 Contains synonymy


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeovulinae Schilder, 1927
                            Erronea Troschel, 1863
                              Erronea chinensis (Gmelin, 1791)
                                Erronea chinensis amiges (Melvill & Standen, 1915)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8441) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Holly Barlow on 2003-01-27.