OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Luria isabella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Unknown isabella Linnaeus, 1758
   Luria isabella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Included taxa

   Luria isabella isabella (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Luria isabella conversa (Gray, 1824)

Common Name

Fawn-coloured Cowry p.126, f.1      Allan, J. 1950.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific Throughout Region
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.22 


eCode: rocky shore 
habitat: coral reef [ ]
habitat: rock reef [ ]
substrate: rocks 


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.184 [ as Cypraea isabella ]  General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.193-195 [ Figs 66, D; 68 G, H ]  General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.82 Subspecific arrangement
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.182 [pl. 32 figs 7 a-d]  General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeinae Gray, 1824
                            Luria Jousseaume, 1884
                              Luria isabella (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8486) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-08.