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Proterato (Sulcerato) lachryma (Sowerby, 1832)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Lachryma lachryma auct.
   Erato lachryma Sowerby, 1832
   Erato denticulata Pritchard & Gatliff, 1901
   Lachryma trifasciata Cotton & Godfrey, 1932

Common Name

Erato Cowry p.132, f.7b      Allan, J. 1950.  


St Vincent's Gulf, South Australia to Moreton Bay, Queensland (Cate, 1977); Queensland to northern New South Wales (Wilson, 1993)

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland


 Cate, C.N. 1977. p.343-344 [ Fig 1, 1a, 2 ]  Synonomy
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.58 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.213 [text fig.]  General reference


                        Triviidae Troschel, 1863
                            Proterato Schilder, 1927
                              Proterato (Sulcerato) Finlay, 1930
                                Proterato (Sulcerato) lachryma (Sowerby, 1832)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=8956) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-21.