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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Zoila friendii (Gray, 1831)

Type of listing: Name in current use


Included taxa

   Zoila friendii friendii (Gray, 1831)
   Zoila friendii vercoi Schilder, 1930

Common Name

Scott's Cowry p.123, pl.21, f.10      Allan, J. 1950.  


Western Australia from Doore ISland to the western part of the Great Australian Bight (Wilso1967x26)

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast


eCode: continental shelf 


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.46-47 [{as Cypraea friendii}]  General reference
 Lorenz, F. 2001. p.45 Subspecific arrangement
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.193 [pl. 26, figs 1-18; pl. 27, figs 12-19]  General reference
 Wilson, B.R. & Summers, R. 1966.  Taxonomy


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Bernayinae Schilder, 1927
                            Zoila Jousseaume, 1884
                              Zoila friendii (Gray, 1831)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8685) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-08.