Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Notocypraea angustata (Gmelin, 1791)

Brown Cowry, Slim Cowry, Tight Cowry, Verco's Cowry



N. angustata is a species complex consisting of two unformalised taxa (Meyer, 2004)




New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Southeast Shelf Transition (37)

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, intertidal, marine, rocks, shallow subtidal, subtidal.

Extra Ecological Information

On sponges


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 20-Jun-2012 MODIFIED Mr Des Beechey (AM) Ms Anouk Mututantri (AM)
18-Jan-2012 MODIFIED