WoRMS taxon details

Cypraea Linnaeus, 1758

205978  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205978)

accepted
Genus
Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758 (type by subsequent designation)
Species Cypraea boucheti Dolin & Lozouet, 2004 †
Species Cypraea ficoides (Hutton, 1873) †
Species Cypraea pantherina Lightfoot, 1786
Species Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758
Species Cypraea vandervlerki Schilder, 1923 †

Species Cypraea flaveola Linnaeus, 1758 (taxon inquirendum)

Species Cypraea contrastriata Perry, 1811 accepted as Arestorides argus contrastriata (Perry, 1811) represented as Arestorides argus (Linnaeus, 1758) (nomen dubium)
Species Cypraea oblonga Gray, 1828 (nomen dubium)
Species Cypraea undata Lamarck, 1822 (nomen dubium)

Subgenus Cypraea (Aricia) Gray, 1837 accepted as Monetaria Troschel, 1863
Subgenus Cypraea (Austrocypraea) Cossmann, 1903 accepted as Austrocypraea Cossmann, 1903 (original rank)
Subgenus Cypraea (Basterotia) Bayle, 1884 † accepted as Trona Jousseaume, 1884
Subgenus Cypraea (Cypraeorbis) Conrad, 1865 † accepted as Cypraeorbis Conrad, 1865 † (original rank)
Subgenus Cypraea (Cyproglobina) de Gregorio, 1880 † accepted as Cyproglobina de Gregorio, 1880 † (original rank)
Subgenus Cypraea (Erosaria) Troschel, 1863 accepted as Erosaria Troschel, 1863 accepted as Naria Gray, 1837
Subgenus Cypraea (Jousseaumea) Sacco, 1894 † accepted as Jousseaumia Sacco, 1894 † (original rank; ruled by ICZN Opinion 673 to be an incorrect original spelling)
Subgenus Cypraea (Luponia) Gray, 1837 accepted as Cypraeovula Gray, 1824
Subgenus Cypraea (Lyncina) Troschel, 1863 accepted as Lyncina Troschel, 1863 (original rank)
Subgenus Cypraea (Mauritia) Troschel, 1863 accepted as Mauritia Troschel, 1863 (original rank)
Subgenus Cypraea (Naria) Gray, 1837 accepted as Naria Gray, 1837 (original rank)
Subgenus Cypraea (Nesiocypraea) Azuma & Kurohara, 1967 accepted as Nesiocypraea Azuma & Kurohara, 1967
Subgenus Cypraea (Notocypraea) accepted as Notocypraea Schilder, 1927
Subgenus Cypraea (Proadusta) Sacco, 1894 † accepted as Proadusta Sacco, 1894 † (original rank)
Subgenus Cypraea (Semitrivia) Cossmann, 1903 accepted as Semitrivia Cossmann, 1903 (original rank)
Subgenus Cypraea (Sulcocypraea) Conrad, 1865 † accepted as Sulcocypraea Conrad, 1865 † (original rank)
Subgenus Cypraea (Zoila) accepted as Zoila Jousseaume, 1884
Subgenus Cypraea (Zonaria) accepted as Zonaria Jousseaume, 1884
Subgenus Cypraea (Zonarina) Sacco, 1894 † accepted as Zonarina Sacco, 1894 † (original rank)
Species Cypraea achatidea Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1837 accepted as Schilderia achatidea (Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1837) (original combination)
Species Cypraea achatina Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Lyncina ventriculus (Lamarck, 1810)
Species Cypraea acicularis Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Erosaria acicularis (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Naria acicularis (Gmelin, 1791) (original combination)
Species Cypraea acuminata Melleville, 1843 accepted as Transovula acuminata (Melleville, 1843) † (original combination)
Species Cypraea acutidentata Gaskoin, 1836 accepted as Dolichupis acutidentata (Gaskoin, 1836) (original combination)
Species Cypraea adansoni Fischer, 1884 accepted as Pseudocypraea adamsonii (Gray, 1832)
Species Cypraea adansoniana Stoliczka, 1868 accepted as Pseudocypraea adamsonii (Gray, 1832)
Species Cypraea adusta Lamarck, 1810 accepted as Erronea adusta (Lamarck, 1810) (original combination)
Species Cypraea affinis Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Pustularia globulus globulus (Linnaeus, 1758) represented as Pustularia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cypraea albuginosa Gray, 1825 accepted as Erosaria albuginosa (Gray, 1825) accepted as Naria albuginosa (Gray, 1825)
Species Cypraea alfredensis (Schilder & Schilder, 1929) accepted as Cypraeovula alfredensis (Schilder & Schilder, 1929)
Species Cypraea alga Perry, 1811 accepted as Leporicypraea alga (Perry, 1811) (original combination)
Species Cypraea algoensis Gray, 1825 accepted as Cypraeovula algoensis (Gray, 1825)
Species Cypraea alisonae Burgess, 1983 accepted as Blasicrura alisonae Burgess, 1983 accepted as Blasicrura pellucens (Melvill, 1888) accepted as Talostolida pellucens (Melvill, 1888)
Species Cypraea amabilis Jousseaume, 1881 accepted as Contradusta walkeri (G. B. Sowerby I, 1832)
Species Cypraea amarata Mörch, 1852 accepted as Mauritia scurra (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Cypraea amethistina Costa O.G., 1830 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Cypraea amphithales Melvill, 1888 accepted as Cypraeovula amphithales (Melvill, 1888) (original combination)
Species Cypraea amygdalina Grateloup, 1846 † accepted as Lyncina amygdalina (Grateloup, 1846) † (original combination)
Species Cypraea angustata Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Notocypraea angustata (Gmelin, 1791) (original combination)
Species Cypraea anhaltina Giebel, 1861 † accepted as Subepona anhaltina (Giebel, 1861) † (original combination)
Species Cypraea annettae Dall, 1909 accepted as Pseudozonaria annettae (Dall, 1909)
Species Cypraea annularis Perry, 1811 accepted as Monetaria annulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cypraea annulata Gray, 1828 accepted as Annepona mariae (Schilder, 1927)
Species Cypraea annulus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Monetaria annulus (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Cypraea antiqua Lamarck, 1810 † accepted as Subepona antiqua (Lamarck, 1810) † (original combination)
Species Cypraea aperta Swainson, 1822 accepted as Triviella aperta (Swainson, 1822) (original combination)
Species Cypraea arabica Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Mauritia arabica (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Cypraea arabicula Lamarck, 1810 accepted as Pseudozonaria arabicula (Lamarck, 1810) (original combination)
Species Cypraea arctica Pulteney, 1799 accepted as Trivia arctica (Pulteney, 1799) (original combination)
Species Cypraea arenosa Dillwyn, 1823 accepted as Erosaria turdus (Lamarck, 1810) accepted as Naria turdus (Lamarck, 1810) (synonym)
Species Cypraea argus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Arestorides argus (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Cypraea armandina Potiez & Michaud, 1838 accepted as Niveria suffusa (J.E. Gray, 1827)
Species Cypraea artuffeli Jousseaume, 1876 accepted as Palmadusta artuffeli (Jousseaume, 1876) (original combination)
Species Cypraea asellus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Palmadusta asellus (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Cypraea atomaria Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Ransoniella atomaria (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Notadusta punctata (Linnaeus, 1771) accepted as Ransoniella punctata (Linnaeus, 1771) (original combination)
Species Cypraea aurantium Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Callistocypraea aurantium (Gmelin, 1791) (original combination)
Species Cypraea aurora Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Cypraea australis Lamarck, 1822 accepted as Ellatrivia merces (Iredale, 1924) (Invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea australis Schröter, 1804; renamed Triviella merces Iredale, 1924)
Species Cypraea avellana J. de C. Sowerby, 1822 † accepted as Niveria avellana (J. de C. Sowerby, 1822) † (original combination)
Species Cypraea barclayi Reeve, 1857 accepted as Paradusta barclayi (Reeve, 1857) (original combination)
Species Cypraea beckii Gaskoin, 1836 accepted as Naria beckii (Gaskoin, 1836) (original combination)
Species Cypraea bicolor Gaskoin, 1849 accepted as Notocypraea piperita (Gray, 1825)
Species Cypraea bifasciata Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
Species Cypraea bistrinotata Schilder & Schilder, 1937 accepted as Pustularia bistrinotata Schilder & Schilder, 1937
Species Cypraea boivinii Kiener, 1844 accepted as Naria boivinii (Kiener, 1844) (original combination)
Species Cypraea bouteti Burgess & Arnette, 1981 accepted as Lyncina leviathan bouteti (Burgess & Arnette, 1981) (original combination)
Species Cypraea bregeriana Crosse, 1868 accepted as Contradusta bregeriana (Crosse, 1868) (original combination)
Species Cypraea brevidentata G. B. Sowerby II, 1870 accepted as Bistolida brevidentata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1870) (original combination)
Species Cypraea brevissima G. B. Sowerby II, 1870 accepted as Cleotrivia brevissima (G. B. Sowerby II, 1870) (original combination)
Species Cypraea broderipii Gray, 1832 accepted as Callistocypraea broderipii (Gray, 1832) (original combination)
Species Cypraea bullata Montagu, 1803 accepted as Trivia arctica (Pulteney, 1799)
Species Cypraea californiana Gray, 1827 accepted as Pseudopusula californiana (Gray, 1827) (original combination)
Species Cypraea californica Gray, 1832 accepted as Pseudopusula californiana (Gray, 1827)
Species Cypraea camelopardalis Perry, 1811 accepted as Lyncina camelopardalis (Perry, 1811) (original combination)
Species Cypraea campbelliana Pilsbry, 1922 † accepted as Mauritia campbelliana (Pilsbry, 1922) † (original combination)
Species Cypraea candidula Gaskoin, 1836 accepted as Trivia candidula (Gaskoin, 1836)
Species Cypraea capensis Gray, 1828 accepted as Cypraeovula capensis (Gray, 1828) (original combination)
Species Cypraea caputdraconis Melvill, 1888 accepted as Monetaria caputdraconis (Melvill, 1888) (original combination)
Species Cypraea caputserpentis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Monetaria caputserpentis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cypraea caputviperae Martin, 1899 † accepted as Barycypraea caputviperae (Martin, 1899) † (Original combination)
Species Cypraea carnea Gray, 1828 accepted as Triviella carnea (Gray, 1828) (original combination)
Species Cypraea carneola Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Lyncina carneola (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Cypraea cassiaui Burgess, 1965 accepted as Nucleolaria cassiaui (Burgess, 1965)
Species Cypraea castanea Anderson, 1836 accepted as Notocypraea angustata (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Cypraea castanea (Higgins, 1868) accepted as Cypraeovula castanea (Higgins, 1868)
Species Cypraea catholicorum (Schilder & Schilder, 1938) accepted as Cribrarula catholicorum (Schilder & Schilder, 1938)
Species Cypraea caurica Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Erronea caurica (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Cypraea cernica G. B. Sowerby II, 1870 accepted as Naria cernica (G. B. Sowerby II, 1870) (original combination)
Species Cypraea cervinetta Kiener, 1844 accepted as Macrocypraea cervinetta (Kiener, 1844) (original combination)
Species Cypraea cervus Linnaeus, 1771 accepted as Macrocypraea cervus (Linnaeus, 1771) (original combination)
Species Cypraea childreni Gray, 1825 accepted as Ipsa childreni (J.E. Gray, 1825)
Species Cypraea chilona Dall, 1900 † accepted as Loxacypraea chilona (Dall, 1900) † (original combination)
Species Cypraea chinensis Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Ovatipsa chinensis (Gmelin, 1791) (original combination)
Species Cypraea chrysalis Kiener, 1844 accepted as Purpuradusta microdon chrysalis (Kiener, 1844) (original combination)
Species Cypraea cicatrosa G. B. Sowerby II, 1870 accepted as Dolichupis cicatrosa (G. B. Sowerby II, 1870) (original combination)
Species Cypraea cicercula Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Pustularia cicercula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Cypraea cinerea Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Luria cinerea (Gmelin, 1791) (Basionyn)
Species Cypraea cinnamomaea Olivi, 1792 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
Species Cypraea citrina Gray, 1825 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea clandestina Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea coccinella Lamarck, 1811 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea coccinelloides J. de C. Sowerby I, 1822 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea coffea G. B. Sowerby II, 1870 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea cohenae Burgess, 1965 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea coloba Melvill, 1888 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea comma Perry, 1811 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea comptonii Gray, 1847 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea connelli Liltved, 1983 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea consobrina McCoy, 1877 † (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea contaminata Gray, 1832 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea contusa McCoy, 1877 † (unaccepted, Original combination)
Species Cypraea coombii J. de C. Sowerby, 1850 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea coronata (Schilder, 1930) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea costata Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea costispunctata G. B. Sowerby II, 1870 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea coxeni Cox, 1873 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea crebricostata Sowerby G.B. II, 1870 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea cribellum Gaskoin, 1849 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea cribraria Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea cruenta (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea cruickshanki Kilburn, 1972 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea cumingii Gray, 1832 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea cylindrica Born, 1778 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea dayritiana C. N. Cate, 1963 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea decipiens E. A. Smith, 1880 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea declivis G. B. Sowerby II, 1870 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea depauperata G. B. Sowerby I, 1832 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea depressa J.E. Gray, 1824 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea derosa Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea deshayesii Gray, 1828 † (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea dillwyni Schilder, 1922 (unaccepted, Original combination)
Species Cypraea diluculum Reeve, 1845 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea diluviana Gray, 1824 † (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea dollfusi de Laubrière, 1881 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea donmoorei (Petuch, 1979) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea dorsata Tate, 1890 † (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea dracaena Born, 1778 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cypraea eburnea Barnes, 1824 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea edentula Gray, 1825 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea eglantina Duclos, 1833 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea elliptica Gray, 1825 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea elongata Perry, 1811 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cypraea erosa Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea errones Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea erythraeensis G. B. Sowerby I, 1837 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea esontropia Duclos, 1833 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea europaea Montagu, 1808 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea exanthema Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea excellens Koenen, 1890 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea exerta Deshayes, 1835 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea exigua Gray, 1831 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea exusta G. B. Sowerby I, 1832 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea fabula Kiener, 1844 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea facifera Iredale, 1935 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea felina Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea ferruginosa Kiener, 1845 (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea ferruginosa Gmelin, 1791)
Species Cypraea fimbriata Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea foedata Sulliotti, 1911 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea formosa Gaskoin, 1836 (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea hirundo var. formosa Gray, 1824)
Species Cypraea friendii J.E. Gray, 1831 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea fultoni G. B. Sowerby III, 1903 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea fulva Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea fuscodentata Gray, 1825 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea fuscorubra Shaw, 1909 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea gabrieli Chapman, 1912 † (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea gangranosa Dillwyn, 1817 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea gaskoini Reeve, 1846 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea gaspardi (Biraghi & Nicolay, 1993) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea gemmosa Perry, 1811 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea gemmula Gould, 1845 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea gendinganensis K. Martin, 1899 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea genei Michelotti, 1847 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea gigas McCoy, 1867 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea globosa (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea globosa Gray in G. B. Sowerby II, 1832 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea globulus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea gondwanalandensis Burgess, 1970 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea gracilis Gaskoin, 1849 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea grando Gaskoin, 1849 (unaccepted, Invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea grando Potiez & Michaud, 1838; Trivia edgari is a replacement name)
Species Cypraea granulata Pease, 1862 (unaccepted, Basyonym)
Species Cypraea grateloupi d'Orbigny, 1852 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea gratteloupi d'Orbigny, 1852 † (unaccepted, incorrect original spelling: named after Grateloup)
Species Cypraea grayana (Schilder, 1930) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea grayi Kiener, 1844 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea guttata Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea guttata Risso, 1826 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea hammondae (Iredale, 1939) (unaccepted, Synonym)
Species Cypraea hamyi Rochebrune, 1886 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea hapa Moretzsohn (unaccepted, MS name)
Species Cypraea helvola Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea hesitata Iredale, 1916 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea hirasei Roberts, 1913 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea hirundo Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea histrio Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea hordacea Kiener, 1844 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea humphreysii Gray, 1825 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea hungerfordi G. B. Sowerby III, 1888 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea indica Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cypraea inflata Lamarck, 1803 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea inocellata Gray (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea insecta Mighels, 1845 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea insularum Schilder, 1928 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea intermedia Kiener, 1844 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea interpunctata Henn, 1896 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea interrupta J.E. Gray, 1824 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea irescens Sowerby G.B. II, 1870 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea irina Kiener, 1845 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea irrorata Gray, 1828 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea isabella Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea isabellamexicana Stearns, 1893 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea iutsui (Shikama, 1974) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea joycae Clover, 1970 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea katsuae (Kuroda, 1960) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea kieneri Hidalgo, 1906 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea kunthii Audouin, 1826 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea kuroharai Kuroda & Habe, 1961 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea labrolineata Gaskoin, 1849 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea lamarcki [sic] (unaccepted, misspelling)
Species Cypraea lamarckii J.E. Gray, 1825 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea langfordi (Kuroda, 1938) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea lentiginosa (J.E. Gray, 1825) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea leporina Lamarck, 1810 † (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea leucodon Broderip, 1828 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea leucogaster Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea leucostoma Gaskoin, 1843 (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea leucostoma Gmelin, 1791)
Species Cypraea levesquei Deshayes, 1835 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea leviathan (Schilder & Schilder, 1937) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea lienardi Jousseaume, 1874 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea liliputana Schilder, 1922 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea limacina Lamarck, 1810 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea lioyi Bayan, 1870 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea lisetae Kilburn, 1975 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea listeri Gray, 1824 (unaccepted, Original combination)
Species Cypraea ludoviciana C. W. Johnson, 1899 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea lunata Fischer von Waldheim, 1807 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea lurica (unaccepted, misspelling)
Species Cypraea lurida Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea lynx Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea macandrewi G. B. Sowerby II, 1870 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea macula Angas, 1867 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea maculata Perry, 1811 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea maculata Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea maculifera (Schilder, 1932) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea madagascariensis Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea mantellum Walls & Burgess, 1980 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea mappa Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea margarita Dillwyn, 1817 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea marginalis Dillwyn, 1817 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea marginata Gaskoin, 1849 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea mariae (Schilder, 1927) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea marmorata Schröter, 1804 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cypraea martini Schepman, 1907 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea maugeriae Gray, 1832 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea mauiensis Burgess, 1967 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea mauritiana Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea media Deshayes, 1835 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea mediterranea Risso, 1826 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea menkeana Deshayes, 1863 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea microdon J.E. Gray, 1828 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea miliaris Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea minima Monterosato, 1897 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea minoridens Melvill, 1901 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea misella Perry, 1811 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea monacha da Costa, 1778 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea moneta Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea mulderi Tate, 1892 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea multilirata G. B. Sowerby II, 1870 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea mus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, Original combination)
Species Cypraea napolina Kiener, 1844 (unaccepted, original combination; name attributed by Kiener to Duclos)
Species Cypraea nebrites Melvill, 1888 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea nebulosa Kiener, 1844 (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea nebulosa Gmelin, 1791)
Species Cypraea nigropunctata Gray, 1828 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea nivea G. B. Sowerby I, 1832 (unaccepted, Invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea nivea W. Wood, 1828; Trivia nix Schilder, 1922 is a replacement name)
Species Cypraea nivea Gray J.E., 1824 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea nivosa Broderip, 1827 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea norvegica Sars M., 1835 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea notata Gill, 1858 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea nucleus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea obscura Gaskoin, 1849 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea obvelata Lamarck, 1810 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea ocellata Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea oniscus Röding, 1798 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea oniscus Lamarck, 1810 (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea oniscus Röding, 1798; Triviella porcellio is a replacement name)
Species Cypraea onyx Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea orbignyana Grateloup, 1846 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea oryza Lamarck, 1810 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea ostergaardi Dall, 1921 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea ovata Perry, 1811 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea ovulata Lamarck, 1810 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea ovum Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea oweni [sic] (unaccepted, misspelling)
Species Cypraea owenii J.E. Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1832 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea pacifica Ostergaard, 1920 (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym Cypraea pacifica Gray, 1832; C. ostergaardi is a replacement name)
Species Cypraea pallida J.E. Gray, 1824 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea pallidula (Gaskoin, 1849) (unaccepted, Burgess lumped all cowries in genus Cypraea)
Species Cypraea parcicosta Reiss, 1862 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pardalina Dunker, 1852 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea pardalis Shaw, 1794 (unaccepted, original rank)
Species Cypraea paucilirata G. B. Sowerby II, 1870 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pediculus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pellucidula Reeve, 1846 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pellucidula Gaskoin, 1846 (unaccepted, invalid: synonym and junior homonym of Cypraea pellucidula Reeve, 1846 [March])
Species Cypraea petitiana Crosse, 1872 (unaccepted, dubious synonym)
Species Cypraea petrafixensis Cossmann, 1894 † (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea phaseolina De Gregorio, 1880 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea philmarti Poppe, 1993 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea phyllidis Shaw, 1915 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea picta Gray, 1824 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pilula Kiener, 1844 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea piperita Gray, 1825 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea piriformis Roberts in Tryon, 1885 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea pisularis De Gregorio, 1880 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pisum Gaskoin, 1846 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea platypyga McCoy, 1876 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea poraria Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea porcellus Brocchi, 1814 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea porteri C. N. Cate, 1966 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea prevostina Grateloup, 1847 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea primopsis De Gregorio, 1880 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea princeps Gray, 1824 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea producta Gaskoin, 1836 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea propinqua Garrett, 1879 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pseudohirundo d'Orbigny, 1852 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pulchella Swainson, 1823 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pulchra Gray, 1824 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pulex Gray J.E., 1827 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea pulicaria Reeve, 1846 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pulla Gaskoin, 1846 (unaccepted, Invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea pulla Gmelin, 1791; Trivia occidentalis is a replacement name)
Species Cypraea pullata G. B. Sowerby II, 1870 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea punctata Linnaeus, 1771 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea pustulata Lightfoot, 1786 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pyriformis Gray, 1824 (unaccepted, Basyonym)
Species Cypraea pyriformis Sowerby G.B. II, 1870 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea pyrum Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea quadrimaculata J.E. Gray, 1824 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea quadripunctata Gray, 1827 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea quinquefasciata Röding, 1798 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cypraea radians Lamarck, 1810 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea raripunctata Sulliotti, 1911 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea rashleighana Melvill, 1888 (unaccepted, DNA sequences by C. Meyer (Cowrie Genetic database project, 2005) show it belongs in Ovatipsa)
Species Cypraea reevei Gray, 1832 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea restituta Sullioti, 1922 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea reticulata Martyn, 1784 (unaccepted, non-binominal)
Species Cypraea reticulum Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea retusa J. de C. Sowerby, 1822 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea robertsi Hidalgo, 1906 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea rosea Blainville, 1826 (unaccepted, Invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea rosea Gray, 1824)
Species Cypraea rosea Gray, 1824 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea rosea W. Wood, 1828 (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea mappa var. rosea Gray, 1824)
Species Cypraea rota Weinkauff, 1881 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea rotunda Kiener, 1844 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea rubinicolor Gaskoin, 1836 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea rufa Lamarck, 1811 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea sakuraii (Habe, 1970) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea sanguinea Gray, 1832 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea saulae Gaskoin, 1843 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea scabriuscula Gray, 1827 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea schilderorum (Iredale, 1939) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea scottii Broderip, 1831 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea scurra Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea semiplota Mighels, 1845 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea siciliana Salis Marschlins, 1793 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea similis Gray, 1831 (unaccepted, Invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea similis Gmelin, 1791)
Species Cypraea solandri Gray, 1832 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea sowerbyi Kiener, 1843 (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea sowerbyi Anton, 1838)
Species Cypraea spadicea Swainson, 1823 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea sphaeroides Conrad, 1848 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea sphaerula Mighels, 1845 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea splendens Grateloup, 1827 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea spurca Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea staphylaea Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea stercoraria Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea stolida Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea subexcisa Michelotti, 1847 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea sublyncoides d'Orbigny, 1852 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea subrostrata Gray, 1827 (unaccepted, Invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea subrostrata Gray, 1824; Trivia antillarum Schilder, 1922, is a replacement name)
Species Cypraea subviridis Reeve, 1835 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea succincta Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea suffusa Gray, 1827 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea sulcata Gaskoin, 1849 (unaccepted, Invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea sulcata [author, date to be verified]; Trivia gaskoini is a replacement name)
Species Cypraea sulcata Dillwyn, 1817 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea sulcidentata Gray, 1824 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea summersi (Schilder, 1958) (unaccepted, Not described in genus Cypraea, Burgess lumped all cowries into Cypraea)
Species Cypraea surinamensis Perry, 1811 (unaccepted, Original combination)
Species Cypraea talpa Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea tautirana Curtiss, 1938 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea teramachii (Kuroda, 1938) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea teres Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea tessellata Swainson, 1822 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea testudinaria Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea teulerei Cazenavette, 1846 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea teuleri [sic] (unaccepted, misspelling)
Species Cypraea thatcheri Cox, 1869 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea thersites Gaskoin, 1849 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea thomasi Crosse, 1865 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea tortirostris G.B. Sowerby III, 1906 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea toxorhyncha Tate, 1890 † (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea trelissickensis Suter, 1917 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea tremeza Duclos, 1833 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea trenberthae Trenberth, 1961 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea triticea Blainville, 1826 (unaccepted, Invalid: junior homonym of Cypraera triticea Lamarck, 1810)
Species Cypraea trizonata G. B. Sowerby II, 1870 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea truncata Bronn, 1831 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea tumida Grateloup, 1834 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea tumulosa Meuschen, 1778 (unaccepted, Invalid)
Species Cypraea turdus Lamarck, 1810 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea umbilicalis O. G. Costa, 1830 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea umbilicata G. B. Sowerby I, 1825 (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea umbilicata Lightfoot, 1786 and C. umbilicata Dillwyn, 1823; Cypraea hesitata is a replacement name)
Species Cypraea unifasciata Mighels, 1845 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cypraea ursellus Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea valentia Perry, 1811 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea variolosa Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea ventriculus Lamarck, 1810 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea venusta G. B. Sowerby, 1847 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea verdensia Melvill, 1888 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea verhoefi Burgess, 1982 (unaccepted, unnecessary substitute name for Luponia castanea, by Burgess treated as a secondary homonym of Cypraea castanea Röding, 1798)
Species Cypraea vesicularis Gaskoin, 1836 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea victoriana Schilder, 1935 † (unaccepted, Original combination)
Species Cypraea vitellus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea vitrea Gaskoin, 1849 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea voluta Montagu, 1803 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea walkeri (Gray, 1832) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea wilkinsi Griffiths, 1959 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea xanthodon J.E. Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1832 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea zanzibarica Sulliotti, 1911 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea zebra Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea ziczac Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea zonaria Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
MolluscaBase (2018). Cypraea Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205978 on 2018-07-19
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofVulgusella Jousseaume, 1884) Jousseaume, F. (1884). Division des Cypraeidae. Le Naturaliste. 6(52): 414-415., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/105812#page/414/mode/1up
page(s): 414 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 



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English cowry  [details]
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Live tiger cowrie from Hawaii
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Cypraea tigris
 Cypraea tigris
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Cypraea tigris
 Cypraea tigris
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Cypraea tigris
 Cypraea tigris
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Cypraea tigris
 Cypraea tigris
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Cypraea tigris
 Cypraea tigris
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Cypraea tigris
 Cypraea tigris
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Cypraea tigris
 Cypraea tigris
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