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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Palmadusta lutea (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cypraea lutea Gmelin, 1791
   Palmadusta bizonata Iredale, 1935

Common Name

Yellow Cowry p.156      Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000.  
Kaba-hoshi-dakara G1215 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G1215]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


Central Indo-West Pacific; North West Cape to the Kimberly, WA {WILSON1993A} Western Pacific {Lorenz&Hubert2000}

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.92 


depth: continental shelf [ to 30 metres ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal [ variety bizonia from 10 metres ]
substrate: sponges 
substrate: under rocks 


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.140 [{as Cypraea lutea}]  General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.156 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.189 [pl. 33, figs 17 a-c]  General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeovulinae Schilder, 1927
                            Palmadusta Iredale, 1930
                              Palmadusta lutea (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8618) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.