OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Umbilia hesitata (Iredale, 1916)

Type of listing: Name in current use


Included taxa

   Umbilia hesitata hesitata (Iredale, 1916)
   Umbilia hesitata beddomei (Schilder, 1930)

Common Name

Wonder Cowry p.124, pl.21, f.14      Allan, J. 1950.  


Capricorn Group, Qld to Bass Strait

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Tasmania
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Victoria
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland


eCode: continental shelf 


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.56 [{as Cypraea hesitata}]  General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.105 Subspecific arrangement
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.192 [pl. 30, figs 7, 9-11]  General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Cypraeovulinae Schilder, 1927
                            Umbilia Jousseaume, 1884
                              Umbilia hesitata (Iredale, 1916)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8676) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-08.