WoRMS name details

Cypraea moneta Linnaeus, 1758

216838  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216838)

 unaccepted (original combination)
Species
marine
Description Broad shell with knobbly outline and raised dome, up to 4 cm. Colour creamy, yellowish or pale green, occasionally with...  
Description Broad shell with knobbly outline and raised dome, up to 4 cm. Colour creamy, yellowish or pale green, occasionally with three faint darker bands. Habitat: various, especially shallow seagrass beds. Distribution: Indo-Pacific; tropical Indo-Pacific, also in Australia in Kalk (1958). Regional names: Kis. Kaure. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Cypraea moneta Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216838 on 2018-05-25
Date
action
by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2000-09-14 06:49:43Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
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]   

additional source Branch, G.M. et al. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg., available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=W_2QB8ftLgcC [details]   

additional source Spencer, H.G., Marshall, B.A. & Willan, R.C. (2009). Checklist of New Zealand living Mollusca. Pp 196-219. in: Gordon, D.P. (ed.) New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume one. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. Canterbury University Press, Christchurch. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Broad shell with knobbly outline and raised dome, up to 4 cm. Colour creamy, yellowish or pale green, occasionally with three faint darker bands. Habitat: various, especially shallow seagrass beds. Distribution: Indo-Pacific; tropical Indo-Pacific, also in Australia in Kalk (1958). Regional names: Kis. Kaure. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English money cowrie  [details]
Japanese キイロダカラ  [details]