OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Erronea subviridis (Reeve, 1835)

Type of listing: Name in current use


Included taxa

   Erronea subviridis subviridis (Reeve, 1835)
   Erronea subviridis dorsalis Schilder & Schilder, 1938

Common Name

Greenish Cowry p.112, pl.113      Wilson, B 2002.  
Blotched Green Cowry p.18, pl.20,21      Coleman, N. 1975.  


South-Western Pacific; Rottnest Island, WA to central NSW (Wilson, 1993) Australia,New Guinea, New Caledonia (Lorenz & Hubert, 2000)

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia


depth: intertidal 
eCode: rock reef 
eCode: sand flats 


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.165 [{as Cypraea subviridis}]  General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.126 Subspecific arrangement
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.182 [pl. 32, figs 16 a-c]  General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeovulinae Schilder, 1927
                            Erronea Troschel, 1863
                              Erronea subviridis (Reeve, 1835)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8471) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-01-28.