OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Zoila friendii friendii (Gray, 1831)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cypraea friendii Gray, 1831
   Cypraea scottii Broderip, 1831

Common Name

Friend's Cowry p.57, pl.149      Coleman, N. 1975.  


Asutralia, from Doore Island to the western part of the Great Australian Bight (Wilso1967x26), Abrolhos Islands to Cape Leeuwin, Western Australia (Lorenz, 2001)

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia


depth: continental shelf [ to 100 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal [ from 2 m ]
depth: subtidal [ common at 15 m ]


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.46-47 General reference
 Lorenz, F. 2001. p.45 Contains synonymy
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.45 General reference
 Wilson, B.R. & McComb, J.A. 1967. p.470-471 [ Pls 332 & 333 ]  General reference


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8688) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-23.