WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea arabica Linnaeus, 1758

216764 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216764)
Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (original combination)
Species
marine
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]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription An elongate, oval, humped shell, up to 8 cm. ...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription An elongate, oval, humped shell, up to 8 cm. Dorsally ornamented with longitudinal broken, irregular, dark brown lines on paler background. Base cream with brown teeth. Habitat: coral reefs, in shallow water. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Rosenberg, G. (2010). Cypraea arabica Linnaeus, 1758. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216764 on 2017-11-22

Date
action
by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2010-10-02 15:31:39Z
changed

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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]   

basis of record Burgess, C.M. (1970). The Living Cowries. AS Barnes and Co, Ltd. Cranbury, New Jersey. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription An elongate, oval, humped shell, up to 8 cm. Dorsally ornamented with longitudinal broken, irregular, dark brown lines on paler background. Base cream with brown teeth. Habitat: coral reefs, in shallow water. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArabic cowrieUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArabian cowrie  [details]