OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Staphylaea limacina (Lamarck, 1810)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Staphylaea limacina (Lamarck, 1810)
   Unknown limacina Lamarck, 1810

Included taxa

   Staphylaea limacina limacina (Lamarck, 1810)
   Staphylaea limacina interstincta (Wood, 1828)
   Staphylaea limacina facifer (Iredale, 1935)
   Staphylaea limacina clarissa Lorenz, 1989


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaIndia (W)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaJohnston Atoll
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaMaldives
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaHawaiian Islands (Sandwich Islands)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory


depth: intertidal 
eCode: shallow subtidal 
habitat: coral reef 


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.233 [ as Cypraea limacina ]  General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.210 General reference
 Schilder, M. & Schilder, F.A. 1971.  Secondary source
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.191 [pl. 35 figs 1 a,b]  General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Erosariinae Schilder, 1924
                            Staphylaea Jousseaume, 1884
                              Staphylaea limacina (Lamarck, 1810)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8654) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-09-27.