Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Naria miliaris (Gmelin, 1791)

Miliaris Cowry, Military Cowry, Millet Cowry


Generic Combinations




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Central Indo-west to western Pacific

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Algal substrate, intertidal, marine, mud-silt.

Extra Ecological Information

Also in rubble


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
01-Jun-2021 CYPRAEOIDEA 05-Mar-2012 MOVED Mr Des Beechey (AM) Ms Anouk Mututantri (AM)
18-Jan-2012 MODIFIED