OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Lyncina carneola (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Lyncina carneola (Linnaeus, 1758)

Included taxa

   Lyncina carneola carneola (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Lyncina carneola propinqua (Garrett, 1879)

Common Name

Orange-banded Cowry p.128, pl.21, f.17      Allan, J. 1950.  
Carnelian Cowry p.112, pl.113      Wilson, B 2002.  
Purple Mouthed Cowry p.120, pl.359      Coleman, N. 1975.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.22 


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.80-81 [{as Cypraea carneola and Cypraea propinqua}]  General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.68 Subspecific arrangement
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.183 [pl. 34, figs 7 a-c]  General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeinae Gray, 1824
                            Lyncina Troschel, 1863
                              Lyncina carneola (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8502) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-26.