WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea mappa Linnaeus, 1758

216782  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216782)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Thick, humped shell, up to 9 cm, with coarse,...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Thick, humped shell, up to 9 cm, with coarse, blunt teeth. Dorsal colour cream with brown patches (giving a map-like appearance). Thickened mushroom-coloured margins with smudged brown spots. Base creamy with orange teeth. Habitat: coral reefs in shallow and deeper water. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Rosenberg, G. (2010). Cypraea mappa Linnaeus, 1758. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216782 on 2017-12-17

Date
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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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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 Thick, humped shell, up to 9 cm, with coarse, blunt teeth. Dorsal colour cream with brown patches (giving a map-like appearance). Thickened mushroom-coloured margins with smudged brown spots. Base creamy with orange teeth. Habitat: coral reefs in shallow and deeper water. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormap cowrie  [details]