WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea mauritiana Linnaeus, 1758

216779  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216779)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (original combination)
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription A large, heavy, humped shell with a very...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription A large, heavy, humped shell with a very glossy dome, up to 10 cm. Curved aperture with strong teeth, base flat and concave with angular margins. Upper surface brown with light spots, sides and base dark chocolate brown. Habitat: under rocks, in shallow and deep water, near coral reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Rosenberg, G. (2010). Cypraea mauritiana Linnaeus, 1758. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216779 on 2017-12-18

Date
action
by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2010-10-02 22:08:23Z
changed

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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 A large, heavy, humped shell with a very glossy dome, up to 10 cm. Curved aperture with strong teeth, base flat and concave with angular margins. Upper surface brown with light spots, sides and base dark chocolate brown. Habitat: under rocks, in shallow and deep water, near coral reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius cowrie  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorハチジョウダカラ  [details]