CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Gastropoda (class)  »  Littorinimorpha (order)  »  Cypraeidae (family)

CAAB Code: 24 155023 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Umbilia hesitata hesitata    (Iredale, 1916)
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda
Family: Cypraeidae (cowries) - show full taxa list or show species only taxa list
Common Name: [a cowrie]
Recent Synonyms: Cypraea (Umbilia) hesitata
Cypraea howelli
Umbilia howelli
Organism Type: a cowrie
Parent Codes
(if any)
24 155930
World Register of Marine Species accepted 2019-01-11 view at WoRMS - potential occurrences at OBIS
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Wilson, B., 1993, Australian Marine Shells. Prosobranch Gastropods Pt I. Odyssey Publishing, Leederville, W.A.
Scientific Name
verified against
Lorenz, F. Massiglia, D., 2005. Umbilia oriettae nov. sp. - an overlooked species from eastern Australia (Gastropoda: Cypraeidae)., Visaya, Vol. 1(5): 37-44.

Record details

Record entered on 25-May-2001 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 19-Jul-2012 08:54 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: add subspecies
Modification history:
14-JAN-2003: ad name note & references (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
14-JAN-2003: correct reference (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
04-OCT-2006: update genus (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous genus name: Cypraea)
 (previous authority: Iredale)
22-JUN-2012: update reference (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
19-JUL-2012: add subspecies (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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