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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea microdon J.E. Gray, 1828 
AphiaID: 216809

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea microdon (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (original combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpuradusta microdon (J.E. Gray, 1828)
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]

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea microdon chrysalis Kiener, 1845 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpuradusta microdon chrysalis (Kiener, 1843)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (34 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216809
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Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-10-03 15:39:41Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G. (2014). Cypraea microdon J.E. Gray, 1828. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216809 on 2014-12-25
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