OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Purpuradusta gracilis (Gaskoin, 1849)

Type of listing: Name in current use


Included taxa

   Purpuradusta gracilis gracilis (Gaskoin, 1849)
   Purpuradusta gracilis notata (Gill, 1858)
   Purpuradusta gracilis macula (Angas, 1867)


Indo-West Pacific; Cape Naturaliste, WA to northern NSW

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales


depth: intertidal 
eCode: coral reef 
eCode: rock bottom 
eCode: rock reef 
eCode: rocky shore 
eCode: shallow subtidal 


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.138 [{as Cypraea gracilis}]  General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.146 Subspecific arrangement
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.188 [pl. 33, figs 2 a-d]  General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeovulinae Schilder, 1927
                            Purpuradusta Schilder, 1939
                              Purpuradusta gracilis (Gaskoin, 1849)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8606) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2002-09-18.