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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea owenii J.E. Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1832 
AphiaID: 216776

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 editorCypraea (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 editorCypraea Linnaeus, 1758
Source  basis of record Burgess, C.M. (1970). The Living Cowries. AS Barnes and Co, Ltd. Cranbury, New Jersey (look up in IMIS[details]

Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [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]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
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:216776
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-09-30 13:42:21Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
2012-07-12 23:24:03Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
2013-05-31 20:13:16Z  changed  Moretzsohn, Fabio
  
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  Citation: Moretzsohn, F.; Rosenberg, G. (2013). Cypraea owenii J. E. Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1832. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216776 on 2014-04-16
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