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 155027 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Austrocypraea reevei reevei    (G.B. Sowerby I, 1832)
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 (Austrocypraea) reevei
Cypraea reevei
Organism Type: a cowrie
Parent Codes
(if any)
24 155904
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
Petuch, E.J. Berschauer, D.P. Waller, D.B., 2017. Three new gastropods (Cypraeidae, Fasciolariidae, and Volutidae) from the Great Australian Bight., The Festivus, Vol. 49(1): 45-51.

Record details

Record entered on 1-Sep-2003 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 8-May-2019 08:01 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: add subspecies
Modification history:
04-OCT-2006: update genus (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous genus name: Cypraea)
 (previous authority: Sowerby)
22-JUN-2012: update reference (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
28-NOV-2016: add synonym (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous authority: (Sowerby))
08-MAY-2019: add subspecies (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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