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 ficoides (Hutton, 1873) †
Species Cypraea pantherina Lightfoot, 1786
Species Cypraea porcellus Brocchi, 1814
Species Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758

Species Cypraea flaveola Linnaeus, 1758 (taxon inquirendum)

Species Cypraea contrastriata Perry, 1811 accepted as Arestorides argus contrastriata (Perry, 1811) (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 (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
Subgenus Cypraea (Luponia) Gray, 1837 accepted as Cypraeovula Gray, 1824
Subgenus Cypraea (Lyncina) Troschel, 1863 accepted as Lyncina 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
Species Cypraea achatidea Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1837 accepted as Schilderia achatidea (Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1837) (original combination)
  » Subspecies Cypraea achatidea inopinata Schilder, 1939 accepted as Schilderia achatidea (Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1837) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea achatidea var. auricoma Crosse, 1897 accepted as Schilderia achatidea (Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1837) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea achatidea var. bifasciata Hidalgo, 1906 accepted as Schilderia achatidea (Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1837) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea achatidea var. efasciata Pallary, 1900 accepted as Schilderia achatidea (Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1837) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea achatidea var. elongata Pallary, 1900 accepted as Schilderia achatidea (Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1837) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea achatidea var. globosa Pallary, 1900 accepted as Schilderia achatidea (Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1837) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea achatidea var. lineata Pallary, 1900 accepted as Schilderia achatidea (Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1837) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea achatidea var. major Pallary, 1900 accepted as Schilderia achatidea (Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1837) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea achatidea var. minor Pallary, 1900 accepted as Schilderia achatidea (Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1837) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea achatidea var. nana Crosse, 1897 accepted as Schilderia achatidea (Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1837) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea achatidea var. oranica Crosse, 1897 accepted as Schilderia achatidea (Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1837) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea achatidea var. physoides Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Schilderia achatidea (Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1837) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea achatidea var. punctata Pallary, 1900 accepted as Schilderia achatidea (Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1837) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea achatidea var. quadrifasciata Hidalgo, 1906 accepted as Schilderia achatidea (Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1837) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea achatidea var. trifasciata Hidalgo, 1906 accepted as Schilderia achatidea (Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1837) (synonym)
Species Cypraea achatina Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Lyncina ventriculus (Lamarck, 1810)
Species Cypraea acicularis Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Erosaria 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)
Species Cypraea albuginosa Gray, 1825 accepted as Erosaria 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
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 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) (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) (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 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)
  » Variety Cypraea carnea var. oblonga Gray, 1828 (nomen dubium)
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)
  » Subspecies Cypraea cinerea cinerea Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Luria cinerea cinerea (Gmelin, 1791) (original combination)
Species Cypraea cinnamomaea Olivi, 1792 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
Species Cypraea citrina Gray, 1825 accepted as Naria citrina (Gray, 1825) (original combination)
Species Cypraea clandestina Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Palmadusta clandestina (Linnaeus, 1767) (original combination)
Species Cypraea coccinella Lamarck, 1811 accepted as Trivia monacha (da Costa, 1778)
Species Cypraea coccinelloides J. de C. Sowerby I, 1822 † accepted as Trivia coccinelloides (J. de C. Sowerby I, 1822) † (original combination)
Species Cypraea coffea G. B. Sowerby II, 1870 accepted as Bistolida ursellus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Cypraea cohenae Burgess, 1965 accepted as Cypraeovula cohenae (Burgess, 1965)
Species Cypraea coloba Melvill, 1888 accepted as Ovatipsa coloba (Melvill, 1888) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea comma Perry, 1811 accepted as Cribrarula cribraria comma (Perry, 1811) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea comptonii Gray, 1847 accepted as Notocypraea comptonii (Gray, 1847) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea connelli Liltved, 1983 accepted as Cypraeovula connelli (Liltved, 1983) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea consobrina McCoy, 1877 † accepted as Zoila platypyga (McCoy, 1876) † (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea contaminata Gray, 1832 accepted as Palmadusta contaminata (Gray, 1832) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea contusa McCoy, 1877 † accepted as Austrocypraea contusa (McCoy, 1877) † (unaccepted, Original combination)
Species Cypraea coombii J. de C. Sowerby, 1850 † accepted as Gisortia coombii (J. de C. Sowerby, 1850) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea coronata (Schilder, 1930) accepted as Cypraeovula coronata (Schilder, 1930) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea costata Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Triviella costata (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea costispunctata G. B. Sowerby II, 1870 accepted as Pusula costispunctata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1870) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea coxeni Cox, 1873 accepted as Eclogavena coxeni (Cox, 1873) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea crebricostata Sowerby G.B. II, 1870 accepted as Trivia multilirata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1870) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea cribellum Gaskoin, 1849 accepted as Cribrarula cribellum (Gaskoin, 1849) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea cribraria Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Cribrarula cribraria (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea cruenta accepted as Ovatipsa chinensis (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea cruickshanki Kilburn, 1972 accepted as Cypraeovula cruickshanki (Kilburn, 1972) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea cumingii Gray, 1832 accepted as Cribrarula cumingii (Gray, 1832) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea cylindrica Born, 1778 accepted as Erronea cylindrica (Born, 1778) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea dayritiana C. N. Cate, 1963 accepted as Eclogavena dayritiana (C. N. Cate, 1963) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea decipiens E. A. Smith, 1880 accepted as Zoila decipiens (E. A. Smith, 1880) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea declivis G. B. Sowerby II, 1870 accepted as Notocypraea declivis (G. B. Sowerby II, 1870) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea depauperata G. B. Sowerby I, 1832 accepted as Pseudopusula depauperata (G. B. Sowerby I, 1832) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea depressa J.E. Gray, 1824 accepted as Mauritia depressa (J.E. Gray, 1824) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea derosa Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Erronea caurica (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea deshayesii Gray, 1828 † accepted as Gisortia tuberculosa (Duclos, 1825) † (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea dillwyni Schilder, 1922 accepted as Cryptocypraea dillwyni (F. Schilder, 1922) (unaccepted, Original combination)
Species Cypraea diluculum Reeve, 1845 accepted as Palmadusta diluculum (Reeve, 1845) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea dollfusi de Laubrière, 1881 † accepted as Eocypraea dollfusi (de Laubrière, 1881) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea donmoorei (Petuch, 1979) accepted as Muracypraea mus donmoorei Petuch, 1979 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea dorsata Tate, 1890 † accepted as Zoila gigas (McCoy, 1867) † (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea dracaena Born, 1778 accepted as Erronea caurica dracaena (Born, 1778) (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cypraea eburnea Barnes, 1824 accepted as Naria eburnea (Barnes, 1824) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea edentula Gray, 1825 accepted as Cypraeovula edentula (Gray, 1825) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea eglantina Duclos, 1833 accepted as Mauritia eglantina (Duclos, 1833) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea elliptica Gray, 1825 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea elongata Perry, 1811 accepted as Erronea caurica elongata (Perry, 1811) (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cypraea erosa Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Naria erosa (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea errones Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Erronea errones (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea erythraeensis G. B. Sowerby I, 1837 accepted as Bistolida erythraeensis (G. B. Sowerby I, 1837) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea esontropia Duclos, 1833 accepted as Cribrarula esontropia (Duclos, 1833) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea europaea Montagu, 1808 accepted as Trivia monacha (da Costa, 1778) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea exanthema Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Macrocypraea zebra (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea excellens Koenen, 1890 † accepted as Bernaya excellens (Koenen, 1890) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea exerta Deshayes, 1835 † accepted as Archicypraea exerta (Deshayes, 1835) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea exigua Gray, 1831 accepted as Trivirostra exigua (Gray, 1831) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea exusta G. B. Sowerby I, 1832 accepted as Talparia exusta (G. B. Sowerby I, 1832) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea fabula Kiener, 1844 accepted as Melicerona felina fabula (Kiener, 1844) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea facifera Iredale, 1935 accepted as Erosaria turdus (Lamarck, 1810) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea felina Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Melicerona felina (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea ferruginosa Kiener, 1845 accepted as Pseudozonaria annettae (Dall, 1909) (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea ferruginosa Gmelin, 1791)
Species Cypraea fimbriata Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Purpuradusta fimbriata (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea foedata Sulliotti, 1911 accepted as Erosaria turdus (Lamarck, 1810) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea formosa Gaskoin, 1836 accepted as Trivia suavis Schilder, 1931 (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea hirundo var. formosa Gray, 1824)
Species Cypraea friendii J.E. Gray, 1831 accepted as Zoila friendii (J.E. Gray, 1831) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea fultoni G. B. Sowerby III, 1903 accepted as Afrozoila fultoni (G. B. Sowerby III, 1903) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea fulva Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea fuscodentata Gray, 1825 accepted as Cypraeovula fuscodentata (J.E. Gray, 1825) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea fuscorubra Shaw, 1909 accepted as Cypraeovula fuscorubra (Shaw, 1909) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea gabrieli Chapman, 1912 † accepted as Zoila gigas (McCoy, 1867) † (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea gangranosa Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Naria gangranosa (Dillwyn, 1817) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea gaskoini Reeve, 1846 accepted as Cribrarula gaskoini (Reeve, 1846) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea gaspardi (Biraghi & Nicolay, 1993) accepted as Cribrarula gaspardi Biraghi & Nicolay, 1993 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea gemmosa Perry, 1811 accepted as Nucleolaria nucleus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea gemmula Gould, 1845 accepted as Trivirostra exigua (Gray, 1831) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea gendinganensis K. Martin, 1899 † accepted as Afrozoila gendinganensis (K. Martin, 1899) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea genei Michelotti, 1847 † accepted as Loxacypraea genei (Michelotti, 1847) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea gigas McCoy, 1867 † accepted as Zoila gigas (McCoy, 1867) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea globosa accepted as Lyncina lynx (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea globosa Gray in G. B. Sowerby II, 1832 accepted as Cleotrivia globosa (Gray in G. B. Sowerby II, 1832) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea globulus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Pustularia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea gondwanalandensis Burgess, 1970 accepted as Cypraeovula fuscorubra gondwanalandensis (Burgess, 1970) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea gracilis Gaskoin, 1849 accepted as Purpuradusta gracilis (Gaskoin, 1849) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea grando Gaskoin, 1849 accepted as Trivirostra edgari (Shaw, 1909) (unaccepted, Invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea grando Potiez & Michaud, 1838; Trivia edgari is a replacement name)
Species Cypraea granulata Pease, 1862 accepted as Nucleolaria granulata (Pease, 1862) (unaccepted, Basyonym)
Species Cypraea grayana (Schilder, 1930) accepted as Mauritia grayana Schilder, 1930 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea grayi Kiener, 1844 accepted as Schilderia achatidea (Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1837) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea guttata Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Perisserosa guttata (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea guttata Risso, 1826 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea hammondae (Iredale, 1939) accepted as Purpuradusta hammondae (Iredale, 1939) (unaccepted, Synonym)
Species Cypraea hamyi Rochebrune, 1886 accepted as Erosaria turdus (Lamarck, 1810) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea hapa Moretzsohn accepted as Nucleolaria hinuhinu Moretzsohn, 2011 (unaccepted, MS name)
Species Cypraea helvola Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Naria helvola (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea hesitata Iredale, 1916 accepted as Umbilia hesitata (Iredale, 1916) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea hirasei Roberts, 1913 accepted as Austrasiatica hirasei (Roberts, 1913) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea hirundo Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Bistolida hirundo (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea histrio Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Mauritia histrio (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea hordacea Kiener, 1844 accepted as Trivirostra hordacea (Kiener, 1844) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea humphreysii Gray, 1825 accepted as Palmadusta humphreysii (Gray, 1825) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea hungerfordi G. B. Sowerby III, 1888 accepted as Paradusta hungerfordi (G. B. Sowerby III, 1888) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea indica Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Mauritia scurra indica (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cypraea inflata Lamarck, 1803 † accepted as Eocypraea inflata (Lamarck, 1803) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea inocellata Gray accepted as Erosaria miliaris (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea insecta Mighels, 1845 accepted as Trivirostra hordacea (Kiener, 1844) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea insularum Schilder, 1928 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea intermedia Kiener, 1844 accepted as Trivirostra oryza (Lamarck, 1810) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea interpunctata Henn, 1896 accepted as Purpuradusta gracilis notata (Gill, 1858) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea interrupta J.E. Gray, 1824 accepted as Blasicrura interrupta (J.E. Gray, 1824) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea irescens Sowerby G.B. II, 1870 accepted as Purpuradusta gracilis notata (Gill, 1858) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea irina Kiener, 1845 accepted as Pseudozonaria nigropunctata (Gray, 1828) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea irrorata Gray, 1828 accepted as Naria irrorata (Gray, 1828) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea isabella Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Luria isabella (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea isabellamexicana Stearns, 1893 accepted as Luria isabellamexicana (Stearns, 1893) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea iutsui (Shikama, 1974) accepted as Cypraeovula iutsui Shikama, 1974 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea joycae Clover, 1970 accepted as Raybaudia joycae (Clover, 1970) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea katsuae (Kuroda, 1960) accepted as Palmulacypraea katsuae (Kuroda, 1960) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea kieneri Hidalgo, 1906 accepted as Bistolida kieneri (Hidalgo, 1906) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea kunthii Audouin, 1826 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea kuroharai Kuroda & Habe, 1961 accepted as Lyncina kuroharai (Kuroda & Habe, 1961) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea labrolineata Gaskoin, 1849 accepted as Naria labrolineata (Gaskoin, 1849) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea lamarcki [sic] accepted as Erosaria lamarckii (J.E. Gray, 1825) (unaccepted, misspelling)
Species Cypraea lamarckii J.E. Gray, 1825 accepted as Naria lamarckii (J.E. Gray, 1825) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea langfordi (Kuroda, 1938) accepted as Austrasiatica langfordi (Kuroda, 1938) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea lentiginosa (J.E. Gray, 1825) accepted as Palmadusta lentiginosa (J.E. Gray, 1825) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea leucodon Broderip, 1828 accepted as Callistocypraea leucodon (Broderip, 1828) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea leucogaster Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea leucostoma Gaskoin, 1843 accepted as Barycypraea teulerei (Cazenavette, 1846) (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea leucostoma Gmelin, 1791)
Species Cypraea levesquei Deshayes, 1835 † accepted as Sphaerocypraea levesquei (Deshayes, 1835) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea leviathan (Schilder & Schilder, 1937) accepted as Lyncina leviathan Schilder & Schilder, 1937 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea lienardi Jousseaume, 1874 accepted as Pustularia cicercula tricornis (Jousseaume, 1874) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea liliputana Schilder, 1922 † accepted as Cypraeogemmula liliputana (Schilder, 1922) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea limacina Lamarck, 1810 accepted as Staphylaea limacina (Lamarck, 1810) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea lioyi Bayan, 1870 † accepted as Archicypraea lioyi (Bayan, 1870) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea lisetae Kilburn, 1975 accepted as Nesiocypraea lisetae (Kilburn, 1975) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea listeri Gray, 1824 accepted as Melicerona listeri (Gray, 1824) (unaccepted, Original combination)
Species Cypraea lunata Fischer von Waldheim, 1807 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea lurica accepted as Erronea caurica (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, misspelling)
Species Cypraea lurida Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Subspecies Cypraea lurida congiunta Settepassi, 1977 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (not available, published in a work which does not consistently use binominal nomenclature (ICZN art. 11.4))
  » Subspecies Cypraea lurida elongata Settepassi, 1977 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (not available, published in a work which does not consistently use binominal nomenclature (ICZN art. 11.4))
  » Subspecies Cypraea lurida immaculata Settepassi, 1977 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (not available, published in a work which does not consistently use binominal nomenclature (ICZN art. 11.4))
  » Subspecies Cypraea lurida oceanica Schilder, 1930 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. albida Costa O.G., 1829 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. brunnea Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. caerulescens Mollerat, 1890 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. cinerea Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. concolor Kobelt, 1906 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. curta Mollerat, 1890 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. cylindrica Mollerat, 1890 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. fasciata Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. fulva Mollerat, 1890 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. major Pallary, 1900 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. maxima Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. media Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. minima Dunker, 1853 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. monochroa Mollerat, 1890 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. monstrosa Gray J.E., 1828 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. nebulosa Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. normalis Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. pubescens Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. rufescens Costa O.G., 1829 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. rufofulva Kobelt, 1906 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. turdicula Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. ventricosa Mollerat, 1890 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. virescens Costa O.G., 1829 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea lurida var. zonata Mollerat, 1890 accepted as Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Cypraea lynx Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Lyncina lynx (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea macandrewi G. B. Sowerby II, 1870 accepted as Naria macandrewi (G. B. Sowerby II, 1870) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea macula Angas, 1867 accepted as Purpuradusta gracilis macula (Angas, 1867) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea maculata Perry, 1811 accepted as Notocypraea angustata (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea maculata Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea maculifera (Schilder, 1932) accepted as Mauritia maculifera Schilder, 1932 (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea madagascariensis Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Nucleolaria nucleus madagascariensis (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea mantellum Walls & Burgess, 1980 accepted as Annepona mariae (Schilder, 1927) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea mappa Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Leporicypraea mappa (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea margarita Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Pustularia margarita (Dillwyn, 1817) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea marginalis Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Naria marginalis (Dillwyn, 1817) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea marginata Gaskoin, 1849 accepted as Zoila marginata (Gaskoin, 1849) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea mariae (Schilder, 1927) accepted as Annepona mariae (Schilder, 1927) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea marmorata Schröter, 1804 accepted as Purpuradusta fimbriata marmorata (Schröter, 1804) (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cypraea martini Schepman, 1907 accepted as Ransoniella martini (Schepman, 1907) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea maugeriae Gray, 1832 accepted as Niveria maugeriae (Gray, 1832) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea mauiensis Burgess, 1967 accepted as Pustularia mauiensis (Burgess, 1967) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea mauritiana Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Mauritia mauritiana (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea media Deshayes, 1835 † accepted as Bernaya media (Deshayes, 1835) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea mediterranea Risso, 1826 accepted as Trivia mediterranea (Risso, 1826) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea menkeana Deshayes, 1863 accepted as Bistolida owenii menkeana (Deshayes, 1863) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea microdon J.E. Gray, 1828 accepted as Purpuradusta microdon (J.E. Gray, 1828) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea miliaris Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Naria miliaris (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea minima Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea minoridens Melvill, 1901 accepted as Purpuradusta minoridens (Melvill, 1901) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea misella Perry, 1811 accepted as Palmadusta ziczac misella (Perry, 1811) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea monacha da Costa, 1778 accepted as Trivia monacha (da Costa, 1778) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea moneta Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Monetaria moneta (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea mulderi Tate, 1892 † accepted as Zoila mulderi (Tate, 1892) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea multilirata G. B. Sowerby II, 1870 accepted as Trivia multilirata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1870) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea mus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Muracypraea mus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, Original combination)
Species Cypraea napolina Kiener, 1844 accepted as Trivia napolina (Kiener, 1844) (unaccepted, original combination; name attributed by Kiener to Duclos)
Species Cypraea nebrites Melvill, 1888 accepted as Naria nebrites (Melvill, 1888) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea nebulosa Kiener, 1844 accepted as Zonaria zonaria (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea nebulosa Gmelin, 1791)
Species Cypraea nigropunctata Gray, 1828 accepted as Pseudozonaria nigropunctata (Gray, 1828) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea nivea G. B. Sowerby I, 1832 accepted as Niveria nix (Schilder, 1922) (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 accepted as Erosaria turdus (Lamarck, 1810) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea nivosa Broderip, 1827 accepted as Callistocypraea nivosa (Broderip, 1827) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea norvegica Sars M., 1835 accepted as Trivia arctica (Pulteney, 1799) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea notata Gill, 1858 accepted as Purpuradusta gracilis notata (Gill, 1858) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea nucleus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Nucleolaria nucleus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea obscura Gaskoin, 1849 accepted as Trivirostra obscura (Gaskoin, 1849) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea obvelata Lamarck, 1810 accepted as Monetaria obvelata (Lamarck, 1810) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea ocellata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Naria ocellata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea oniscus Röding, 1798 accepted as Pusula pediculus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea oniscus Lamarck, 1810 accepted as Triviella porcellio C. N. Cate, 1979 (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea oniscus Röding, 1798; Triviella porcellio is a replacement name)
Species Cypraea onyx Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Erronea onyx (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea orbignyana Grateloup, 1846 † accepted as Loxacypraea orbignyana (Grateloup, 1846) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea oryza Lamarck, 1810 accepted as Trivirostra oryza (Lamarck, 1810) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea ostergaardi Dall, 1921 accepted as Naria ostergaardi (Dall, 1921) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea ovata Perry, 1811 accepted as Erosaria turdus (Lamarck, 1810) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea ovulata Lamarck, 1810 accepted as Triviella ovulata (Lamarck, 1810) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea ovum Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Erronea ovum (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea oweni [sic] accepted as Bistolida owenii (J.E. Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1832) (unaccepted, misspelling)
Species Cypraea owenii J.E. Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1832 accepted as Bistolida owenii (J.E. Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1832) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea pacifica Ostergaard, 1920 accepted as Naria ostergaardi (Dall, 1921) (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym Cypraea pacifica Gray, 1832; C. ostergaardi is a replacement name)
Species Cypraea pallida J.E. Gray, 1824 accepted as Erronea pallida (J.E. Gray, 1824) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea pallidula (Gaskoin, 1849) accepted as Blasicrura pallidula (Gaskoin, 1849) (unaccepted, Burgess lumped all cowries in genus Cypraea)
Species Cypraea parcicosta Reiss, 1862 † accepted as Pseudopusula parcicosta (Reiss, 1862) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pardalina Dunker, 1852 accepted as Erosaria turdus pardalina (Dunker, 1852) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea pardalis Shaw, 1794 accepted as Cypraea tigris pardalis Shaw, 1794 (unaccepted, original rank)
Species Cypraea paucilirata G. B. Sowerby II, 1870 accepted as Dolichupis paucilirata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1870) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pediculus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Pusula pediculus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pellucidula Reeve, 1846 accepted as Trivirostra pellucidula (Reeve, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pellucidula Gaskoin, 1846 accepted as Trivirostra pellucidula (Reeve, 1846) (unaccepted, invalid: synonym and junior homonym of Cypraea pellucidula Reeve, 1846 [March])
Species Cypraea petitiana Crosse, 1872 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, dubious synonym)
Species Cypraea petrafixensis Cossmann, 1894 † accepted as Praerosaria stampinensis (Sacco, 1894) † (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea phaseolina De Gregorio, 1880 † accepted as Grovesia phaseolina (De Gregorio, 1880) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea philmarti Poppe, 1993 accepted as Erosaria thomasi (Crosse, 1865) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea phyllidis Shaw, 1915 accepted as Erosaria turdus (Lamarck, 1810) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea picta Gray, 1824 accepted as Zonaria picta (Gray, 1824) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pilula Kiener, 1844 accepted as Cleotrivia pilula (Kiener, 1844) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea piperita Gray, 1825 accepted as Notocypraea piperita (Gray, 1825) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea piriformis Roberts in Tryon, 1885 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea pisularis De Gregorio, 1880 † accepted as Grovesia pisularis (De Gregorio, 1880) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pisum Gaskoin, 1846 accepted as Cleotrivia pisum (Gaskoin, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea platypyga McCoy, 1876 † accepted as Zoila platypyga (McCoy, 1876) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea poraria Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Naria poraria (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea porteri C. N. Cate, 1966 accepted as Raybaudia porteri (C. N. Cate, 1966) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea primopsis De Gregorio, 1880 † accepted as Grovesia primopsis (De Gregorio, 1880) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea princeps Gray, 1824 accepted as Leporicypraea valentia (Perry, 1811) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea producta Gaskoin, 1836 accepted as Dolichupis producta (Gaskoin, 1836) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea propinqua Garrett, 1879 accepted as Lyncina propinqua (Garrett, 1879) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pulchella Swainson, 1823 accepted as Ficadusta pulchella (Swainson, 1823) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pulchra Gray, 1824 accepted as Luria pulchra (Gray, 1824) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pulex Gray J.E., 1827 accepted as Trivia mediterranea (Risso, 1826) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea pulicaria Reeve, 1846 accepted as Notocypraea pulicaria (Reeve, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pulla Gaskoin, 1846 accepted as Cleotrivia occidentalis (Schilder, 1922) (unaccepted, Invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea pulla Gmelin, 1791; Trivia occidentalis is a replacement name)
Species Cypraea pullata G. B. Sowerby II, 1870 accepted as Pusula pediculus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea punctata Linnaeus, 1771 accepted as Ransoniella punctata (Linnaeus, 1771) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea pustulata Lightfoot, 1786 accepted as Jenneria pustulata (Lightfoot, 1786) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea pyriformis Gray, 1824 accepted as Erronea pyriformis (Gray, 1824) (unaccepted, Basyonym)
Species Cypraea pyriformis Sowerby G.B. II, 1870 accepted as Erosaria turdus (Lamarck, 1810) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea pyrum Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Subspecies Cypraea pyrum insularum Schilder, 1928 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
  » Subspecies Cypraea pyrum senegalensis Schilder, 1928 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea pyrum var. aurantia Coen, 1949 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea pyrum var. compressa Coen, 1949 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea pyrum var. confusa Coen, 1949 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea pyrum var. cruenta Coen, 1949 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea pyrum var. elongata Coen, 1949 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea pyrum var. fusca Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea pyrum var. grandis Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea pyrum var. hepatica Coen, 1933 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea pyrum var. lacticolor Pallary, 1906 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea pyrum var. minima Dunker, 1803 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea pyrum var. minor Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea pyrum var. nivosa Coen, 1949 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea pyrum var. normalis Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea pyrum var. pallida Pallary, 1900 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea pyrum var. physoides Coen, 1933 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea pyrum var. piperitoides Coen, 1949 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea pyrum var. trifasciata Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea pyrum var. typica Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea pyrum var. undata Pallary, 1904 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
Species Cypraea quadrimaculata J.E. Gray, 1824 accepted as Eclogavena quadrimaculata (J.E. Gray, 1824) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea quadripunctata Gray, 1827 accepted as Niveria quadripunctata (J.E. Gray, 1827) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea quinquefasciata Röding, 1798 accepted as Erronea caurica quinquefasciata (Röding, 1798) (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cypraea radians Lamarck, 1810 accepted as Pusula radians (Lamarck, 1810) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea raripunctata Sulliotti, 1911 accepted as Erosaria turdus (Lamarck, 1810) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea rashleighana Melvill, 1888 accepted as Ovatipsa rashleighana (Melvill, 1888) (unaccepted, DNA sequences by C. Meyer (Cowrie Genetic database project, 2005) show it belongs in Ovatipsa)
Species Cypraea reevei Gray, 1832 accepted as Austrocypraea reevei (Gray, 1832) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea restituta Sullioti, 1922 accepted as Pusula pediculus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea reticulata Martyn, 1784 accepted as Mauritia histrio (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, non-binominal)
Species Cypraea reticulum Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Monetaria caputserpentis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea retusa J. de C. Sowerby, 1822 † accepted as Trivia retusa (J. de C. Sowerby, 1822) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea robertsi Hidalgo, 1906 accepted as Pseudozonaria robertsi (Hidalgo, 1906) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea rosea Blainville, 1826 accepted as Niveria quadripunctata (J.E. Gray, 1827) (unaccepted, Invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea rosea Gray, 1824)
Species Cypraea rosea Gray, 1824 accepted as Leporicypraea rosea (Gray, 1824) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea rosea W. Wood, 1828 accepted as Triviella aperta (Swainson, 1822) (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea mappa var. rosea Gray, 1824)
Species Cypraea rota Weinkauff, 1881 accepted as Pseudopusula rota (Weinkauff, 1881) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea rotunda Kiener, 1844 accepted as Niveria quadripunctata (J.E. Gray, 1827) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea rubinicolor Gaskoin, 1836 accepted as Dolichupis rubinicolor (Gaskoin, 1836) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea rufa Lamarck, 1811 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea sakuraii (Habe, 1970) accepted as Austrasiatica sakuraii (Habe, 1970) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea sanguinea Gray, 1832 accepted as Pseudopusula sanguinea (Gray, 1832) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea saulae Gaskoin, 1843 accepted as Palmadusta saulae (Gaskoin, 1843) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea scabriuscula Gray, 1827 accepted as Trivirostra scabriuscula (Gray, 1827) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea schilderorum (Iredale, 1939) accepted as Lyncina schilderorum Iredale, 1939 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea scottii Broderip, 1831 accepted as Zoila friendii friendii (Gray, 1831) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea scurra Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Mauritia scurra (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea semiplota Mighels, 1845 accepted as Staphylaea semiplota (Mighels, 1845) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea siciliana Salis Marschlins, 1793 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea similis Gray, 1831 accepted as Cypraeovula fuscorubra (Shaw, 1909) (unaccepted, Invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea similis Gmelin, 1791)
Species Cypraea solandri Gray, 1832 accepted as Pusula solandri (Gray, 1832) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea sowerbyi Kiener, 1843 accepted as Pseudozonaria annettae (Dall, 1909) (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea sowerbyi Anton, 1838)
Species Cypraea spadicea Swainson, 1823 accepted as Neobernaya spadicea (Swainson, 1823) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea sphaeroides Conrad, 1848 † accepted as Cypraeorbis sphaeroides (Conrad, 1848) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea sphaerula Mighels, 1845 accepted as Cleotrivia pilula (Kiener, 1844) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea splendens Grateloup, 1827 † accepted as Proadusta splendens (Grateloup, 1827) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea spurca Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Subspecies Cypraea spurca globosa Settepassi, 1977 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (not available, published in a work which does not consistently use binominal nomenclature (ICZN art. 11.4))
  » Variety Cypraea spurca var. albida Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea spurca var. atlantica Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea spurca var. dilatata Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea spurca var. elongata Dautzenberg & Fischer H., 1906 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea spurca var. flavida Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea spurca var. inaequipartita Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea spurca var. inflata Coen, 1949 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea spurca var. inversa Pallary, 1900 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea spurca var. limitaris Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea spurca var. limpida Sulliotti, 1922 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea spurca var. luridoidea Pallary, 1900 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea spurca var. major Pallary, 1900 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea spurca var. minor Pallary, 1900 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea spurca var. nitidiuscula Coen, 1949 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea spurca var. normalis Monterosato, 1897 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea spurca var. pantherina Pallary, 1919 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea spurca var. peculiaris Coen, 1949 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Variety Cypraea spurca var. punctatissima Settepassi, 1977 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (not available, published in a work which does not consistently use binominal nomenclature (ICZN art. 11.4))
  » Variety Cypraea spurca var. viridula Sulliotti, 1924 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Cypraea staphylaea Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Staphylaea staphylaea (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea stercoraria Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Trona stercoraria (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea stolida Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Bistolida stolida (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea subexcisa Michelotti, 1847 † accepted as Eocypraea subexcisa (Michelotti, 1847) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea subrostrata Gray, 1827 accepted as Cleotrivia antillarum (Schilder, 1922) (unaccepted, Invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea subrostrata Gray, 1824; Trivia antillarum Schilder, 1922, is a replacement name)
Species Cypraea subviridis Reeve, 1835 accepted as Erronea subviridis (Reeve, 1835) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea succincta Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Erronea onyx (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea suffusa Gray, 1827 accepted as Niveria suffusa (J.E. Gray, 1827) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea sulcata Gaskoin, 1849 accepted as Trivirostra scabriuscula (Gray, 1827) (unaccepted, Invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea sulcata [author, date to be verified]; Trivia gaskoini is a replacement name)
Species Cypraea sulcata Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Pusula pediculus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea sulcidentata Gray, 1824 accepted as Lyncina sulcidentata (Gray, 1824) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea summersi (Schilder, 1958) accepted as Blasicrura summersi (Schilder, 1958) (unaccepted, Not described in genus Cypraea, Burgess lumped all cowries into Cypraea)
Species Cypraea surinamensis Perry, 1811 accepted as Propustularia surinamensis (G. Perry, 1811) (unaccepted, Original combination)
Species Cypraea talpa Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Talparia talpa (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea tautirana Curtiss, 1938 accepted as Monetaria obvelata (Lamarck, 1810) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea teramachii (Kuroda, 1938) accepted as Nesiocypraea teramachii (Kuroda, 1938) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea teres Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Talostolida teres (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea tessellata Swainson, 1822 accepted as Luria tessellata (Swainson, 1822) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea testudinaria Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Chelycypraea testudinaria (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea teulerei Cazenavette, 1846 accepted as Barycypraea teulerei (Cazenavette, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea teuleri [sic] accepted as Afrozoila teulerei (Cazenavette, 1846) (unaccepted, misspelling)
Species Cypraea thatcheri Cox, 1869 accepted as Zoila venusta (G. B. Sowerby I, 1847) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea thersites Gaskoin, 1849 accepted as Zoila thersites (Gaskoin, 1849) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea thomasi Crosse, 1865 accepted as Naria thomasi (Crosse, 1865) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea tortirostris G.B. Sowerby III, 1906 accepted as Ovatipsa chinensis (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea toxorhyncha Tate, 1890 † accepted as Zoila platypyga (McCoy, 1876) † (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea trelissickensis Suter, 1917 † accepted as Notadusta trelissickensis (Suter, 1917) † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea tremeza Duclos, 1833 accepted as Trivirostra exigua (Gray, 1831) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea trenberthae Trenberth, 1961 accepted as Notocypraea comptonii (Gray, 1847) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea triticea Blainville, 1826 accepted as Cleotrivia antillarum (Schilder, 1922) (unaccepted, Invalid: junior homonym of Cypraera triticea Lamarck, 1810)
Species Cypraea trizonata G. B. Sowerby II, 1870 accepted as Ransoniella punctata trizonata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1870) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea tumulosa Meuschen, 1778 accepted as Trona stercoraria (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, Invalid)
Species Cypraea turdus Lamarck, 1810 accepted as Naria turdus (Lamarck, 1810) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea umbilicalis O. G. Costa, 1830 accepted as Trivia arctica (Pulteney, 1799) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea umbilicata G. B. Sowerby I, 1825 accepted as Umbilia hesitata (Iredale, 1916) (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Cypraea umbilicata Lightfoot, 1786 and C. umbilicata Dillwyn, 1823; Cypraea hesitata is a replacement name)
  » Variety Cypraea umbilicata var. armeniaca Verco, 1912 accepted as Umbilia armeniaca Verco, 1912 (original combination)
Species Cypraea unifasciata Mighels, 1845 accepted as Purpuradusta fimbriata unifasciata (Mighels, 1845) (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Cypraea ursellus Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Bistolida ursellus (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea valentia Perry, 1811 accepted as Leporicypraea valentia (Perry, 1811) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea variolosa Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea ventriculus Lamarck, 1810 accepted as Lyncina ventriculus (Lamarck, 1810) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea venusta G. B. Sowerby, 1847 accepted as Zoila venusta (G. B. Sowerby I, 1847) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea verdensia Melvill, 1888 accepted as Erosaria spurca (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Cypraea verhoefi Burgess, 1982 accepted as Cypraeovula castanea (Higgins, 1868) (unaccepted, unnecessary substitute name for Luponia castanea, by Burgess treated as a secondary homonym of Cypraea castanea Röding, 1798)
Species Cypraea vesicularis Gaskoin, 1836 accepted as Triviella vesicularis (Gaskoin, 1836) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea victoriana Schilder, 1935 † accepted as Notadusta victoriana (Schilder, 1935) † (unaccepted, Original combination)
Species Cypraea vitellus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Lyncina vitellus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea vitrea Gaskoin, 1849 accepted as Cleotrivia vitrea (Gaskoin, 1849) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea voluta Montagu, 1803 accepted as Erato voluta (Montagu, 1803) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea walkeri (Gray, 1832) accepted as Contradusta walkeri (G. B. Sowerby I, 1832) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea wilkinsi Griffiths, 1959 accepted as Notocypraea comptonii (Gray, 1847) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea xanthodon J.E. Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1832 accepted as Erronea xanthodon (J.E. Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1832) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea zanzibarica Sulliotti, 1911 accepted as Erosaria turdus zanzibarica (Sullioti, 1911) (unaccepted)
Species Cypraea zebra Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Macrocypraea zebra (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea ziczac Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Palmadusta ziczac (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Cypraea zonaria Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Zonaria 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://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205978 on 2018-05-24
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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
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From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 



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