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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Palmadusta humphreysii (Gray, 1825)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Palmadusta humphreyii [sic]
   Cypraea humphreysii Gray, 1825
   Palmadusta lutea yaloka Steadman & Cotton, 1943

Common Name

Humphrey's Cowry p.127, f.10      Allan, J. 1950.  


South-West Pacific; Qld to Long Reef, NSW {WILSON1993A}

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [ to 20 metres ]
substrate: under coral 
substrate: under rocks 


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.61 General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.157 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.189 [pl. 35, figs 10 a,b]  General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeovulinae Schilder, 1927
                            Palmadusta Iredale, 1930
                              Palmadusta humphreysii (Gray, 1825)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8615) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-08.