OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Mauritia depressa (Gray, 1824)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cypraea depressa
   Cypraea arabica var. depressa Gray, 1824
   Cypraea intermedia Redfield, 1847
   Mauritia (Arabica) depressa dispersa Schilder & Schilder, 1939


Indo-West Pacific; Rowley Shoals and Scott Reef, WA

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-Arabia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.87 


depth: intertidal 
exposure: exposed [ coast ]
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: mud [{amongst seaweed in slightly muddy areas {Lorenz&Hubert2000}}]
substrate: rocks [ ]


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.68 [{as Cypraea depressa}]  General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.60 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.184 [pl. 31, figs 6 a,b]  General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeinae Gray, 1824
                            Mauritia Troschel, 1863
                              Mauritia depressa (Gray, 1824)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8535) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-07-30.