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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Erronea xanthodon (Sowerby, 1832)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Gratiadusta xanthodon auct.
   Cypraea xanthodon Sowerby, 1832
   Notodusta eugeniae Cate, 1975

Common Name

Yellow-toothed Cowry p.126, f.2 [For Gratiadusta xanthodon]      Allan, J. 1950.  


Torres Strait to northern NSW

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales


depth: intertidal 
habitat: under rocks [with seaweed in slightly muddy areas]


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.164 General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.61 General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.125 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.182 [pl. 32, figs 17 a,b]  General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeovulinae Schilder, 1927
                            Erronea Troschel, 1863
                              Erronea xanthodon (Sowerby, 1832)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8480) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-28.