WoRMS name details

Cypraea testudinaria Linnaeus, 1758

216754  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216754)

 unaccepted (original combination)
Species
marine
Description A long, solid, cylindrical shell, up to 13 cm, with a straight, narrow aperture. Dorsally light honey-coloured with dark...  
Description A long, solid, cylindrical shell, up to 13 cm, with a straight, narrow aperture. Dorsally light honey-coloured with dark brown blotches. Habitat: coral reefs in shallow and deep water. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Cypraea testudinaria Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216754 on 2018-05-21
Date
action
by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2010-10-08 20:18:53Z
changed

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basis of record Drivas, J.; Jay, M. (1987). Coquillages de La Réunion et de l'Île Maurice. Collection Les Beautés de la Nature. Delachaux et Niestlé: Neuchâtel. ISBN 2-603-00654-1. 159 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description A long, solid, cylindrical shell, up to 13 cm, with a straight, narrow aperture. Dorsally light honey-coloured with dark brown blotches. Habitat: coral reefs in shallow and deep water. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English tortoise cowrie  [details]
Japanese ムラクモダカラ  [details]