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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 24 155096 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Melicerona listeri    (Gray, 1824)
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 listeri
Cypraea felina
Erronea felina
Melicerona felina
Erronea listeri
Organism Type: a cowrie
Taxon Notes:This species has been confused with Melicerona felina, particularly in eastern Australia.
Parent Codes
(if any)
24 155913
World Register of Marine Species unaccepted 2017-02-28 view at WoRMS - potential occurrences at OBIS
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Healy, J.M. Potter, D.G. Carless, T., 2010. A preliminary checklist of the marine gastropods (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of Moreton Bay, Queensland., Memoirs of the Queensland Museum - Nature, Vol. 54(3): 253-286.
Scientific Name
verified against
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.

Record details

Record entered on 31-Aug-2012 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 18-Feb-2019 14:01 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update genus
Modification history:
18-FEB-2019: update genus (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous genus name: Erronea)
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