WoRMS name details

Cypraea helvola Linnaeus, 1758

216839  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216839)

 unaccepted (original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Solid, broad shells up to 3 cm, with well-developed teeth. Dorsally pale blue-grey, covered with many white and brown...  
Description Solid, broad shells up to 3 cm, with well-developed teeth. Dorsally pale blue-grey, covered with many white and brown dots. Borders dark brown and base orange. Habitat: shallow waters and reef crest. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997); tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]
MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Cypraea helvola Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216839 on 2019-10-14
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
2018-03-13 13:49:41Z
changed

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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. <em>David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg.</em> , available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=W_2QB8ftLgcC [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Solid, broad shells up to 3 cm, with well-developed teeth. Dorsally pale blue-grey, covered with many white and brown dots. Borders dark brown and base orange. Habitat: shallow waters and reef crest. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997); tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]
LanguageName 
English strawberry cowriehoney cowrie  [details]
German Honig-KaurischneckeHonigkauri  [details]