OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Erronea errones (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


Included taxa

   Erronea errones errones (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Erronea errones azura Schilder, 1968

Common Name

Erroneous Cowry p.126, pl.21, f.11      Allan, J. 1950.  
Wandering Cowry p.114, pl.115      Wilson, B 2002.  


Indo-West Pacific; Shark Bay, WA to northern NSW

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.248 [{as Cypraea errones}]  General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.121 Subspecific arrangement
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.181 [pl. 34, figs 5a,b]  General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeovulinae Schilder, 1927
                            Erronea Troschel, 1863
                              Erronea errones (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8448) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-01-28.