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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cypraeidae 

Zoila rosselli Cotton, 1948

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cypraea rosselli
   Zoila rosselli Cotton, 1948
   Zoila (Zoila) rosselli edingeri Raybaudi, 1990
   Zoila albolutea Raybaudi, 1994
   Cypraea lobettiana Raybaudi, 1995

Included taxa

   Zoila rosselli satiata Lorenz, 2002
   Zoila rosselli latistoma Lorenz, 2002

Common Name

Rossell's Cowry p.60, pl.160      Coleman, N. 1975.  


Esperance to Carnarvon, WA (Wilson, 1993) Port Quobba area to Cape Recherche, Western Australia (Lorenz, 2001)

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


depth: continental shelf [most common at 25-45 m]
depth: subtidal [from 2-3 m]


 Burgess, C.M. 1985. p.55 [{as Cypraea rosselli}]  General reference
 Lorenz, F. 2001. p.41 General reference
 Lorenz, F. & Hubert, A. 2000. p.50 [{as Zoila roselli rosselli and Zolia rosselli edingeri}]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.197 [pl. 28, figs 16-19]  General reference
 Wilson, B.R. & McComb, J.A. 1967. p.481-483 General reference


                        Cypraeidae Gray, 1824
                          Bernayinae Schilder, 1927
                            Zoila Jousseaume, 1884
                              Zoila rosselli Cotton, 1948


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8709) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-23.