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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlasicrura owenii (J.E. Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1832) 
AphiaID: 216742

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaenogastropoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorinimorpha (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraeoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraeidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlasicrura (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBistolida owenii (J.E. Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1832)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlasicrura Iredale, 1930
Source  basis of record Verdcourt, B. (1954). The cowries of the East African Coast (Kenya, Tanganyika, Zanzibar and Pemba). Journal of the East Africa Natural History Society 22(4) 96: 129-144, 17 pls. [details]

Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Petit (2009: 24 and 148) attributes this taxon to J. E. Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1832). It was introduced as a variety of Cypraea hirundo Linnaeus, 1758. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216742
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-08-08 05:35:53Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2010-09-30 13:42:21Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
2013-05-31 20:13:16Z  changed  Moretzsohn, Fabio
  
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  Citation: Moretzsohn, F.; Rosenberg, G. (2014). Blasicrura owenii. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216742 on 2014-07-14
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