Galapagos Species Checklist

Blasicrura teres

(Gmelin, 1791)

Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Division Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Littorinimorpha
Superfamily Cypraeoidea
Family Cypraeidae
Genus Blasicrura

Blasicrura teres  (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxonomic comments: Syn.: Cribraria teres (Gmelin, 1791), Cypraea teres Gmelin, 1791, fide Appeltans et al. (2010)

Name status: Accepted name; taxon occurs in Galapagos.

Last updated: 23 Jan 2014


Bioregions: South-eastern.

Galapagos island groups: Santa Cruz.

Please be aware that this distribution map is automatically generated from database records (CDF and external specimens, literature records, and observations) and may not accurately reflect the currently-known distribution for all species.


  • Appeltans, W., Bouchet, P., Boxshall, G.A., Fauchald, K., Gordon, D.P., Hoeksema, B.W., Poore, G.C.B., van Soest, R.W.M., Stöhr, S., Walter, T.C., Costello, M.J. (eds.) (2010) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS). Available online at