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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Palmadusta ziczac (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cypraea ziczac Linnaeus, 1758
   Palmadusta ziczac (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Cypraea undata Lamarck, 1810
   Cypraea misella Perry, 1811
   Cypraea vittata Deshayes, 1832
   Palmadusta ziczac signata Iredale, 1939

Common Name

Zigzag Cowry p.153      Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000.  


Indo-West Pacific; Shark Bay, WA to northern NSW {WILSON1993A}

  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
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.22 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.86 


depth: continental shelf [ to 40 metres ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: under coral 


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.142 [{as Cypraea ziczac}]  General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.61 General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.152 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.189 [pl. 33, figs 18 a-c]  General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeovulinae Schilder, 1927
                            Palmadusta Iredale, 1930
                              Palmadusta ziczac (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8630) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-07-30.