Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Nucleolaria nucleus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Hard-rusted Cowry, Kernel Cowry, Nut Cowry



Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Indo-west and central Pacific

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, continental slope, coral reef, intertidal, marine, subtidal.


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 27-Jun-2012 MOVED Mr Des Beechey (AM) Ms Anouk Mututantri (AM)
01-Jun-2021 05-Mar-2012 MOVED
18-Jan-2012 MODIFIED