OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Erronea cylindrica (Born, 1778)

Type of listing: Name in current use


Included taxa

   Erronea cylindrica cylindrica (Born, 1778)
   Erronea cylindrica sowerbyana Schilder, 1932
   Erronea cylindrica lenella (Iredale, 1939)

Common Name

Cylindrical Cowry p.114, pl.115      Wilson, B 2002.  


Central Indo-West Pacfic; Micronesia; Shark Bay, WA to central Qld (Wilson, 1993) West Pacific to northwest Australia (Lorenz & Hubert, 2000)

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


depth: intertidal 
eCode: shallow subtidal 


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.160 [{as Cypraea cylindrica}]  General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.132 Subspecific arrangement
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.181 [pl. 34, figs 3a,b]  General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeovulinae Schilder, 1927
                            Erronea Troschel, 1863
                              Erronea cylindrica (Born, 1778)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8443) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-01-28.