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 list
Common Name: [a cowrie]
Recent Synonyms: Cypraea (Austrocypraea) reevei
Cypraea reevei
Organism Type: a cowrie

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)    Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
World Register of Marine Species    Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-01-11
View at WoRMS    - also at OBIS (report and map of occurrences)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
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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