Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Palmadusta saulae (Gaskoin, 1843)

Saul's Cowry




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

SE Asia and western Pacific

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, coral, intertidal, marine, shallow subtidal, stones, subtidal.


Common Name References

Coleman, N. 1975. What Shell is That? Sydney : Lansdowne Press 298 pp. [60, pl. 161] (Saul's Cowry)


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)
23-Nov-2011 MODIFIED