OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Notocypraea piperita (Gray, 1825)

Type of listing: Name in current use


Included taxa

   Notocypraea piperita piperita (Gray, 1824)
   Notocypraea piperita bicolor (Gaskoin, 1849)

Common Name

Peppered Cowry p.116, pl.117      Wilson, B 2002.  


southern NSW to Cape Naturaliste, WA (Wilson, 1993)

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.43 [{as Cypraea piperita}]  General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.61 General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.98 Subspecific arrangement
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.187 [pl. 35, figs 12 a-g, text fig]  General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeovulinae Schilder, 1927
                            Notocypraea Schilder, 1927
                              Notocypraea piperita (Gray, 1825)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8580) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-01-28.