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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea helvola Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 216839

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)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (original combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErosaria helvola (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstrawberry cowrieUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhoney cowrie  [details]
Direct child
taxa (3)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea helvola argella (Melvill, 1888) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErosaria helvola argella (Melvill, 1888)
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea helvola f. meridionalis Schilder & Schilder, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErosaria helvola meridionalis Schilder & Schilder, 1938
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea helvola var. aphrodite Rous, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErosaria helvola hawaiiensis (Melvill, 1888)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Mozambique
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMozambique [details]
South Africa
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorEast Coast of South Africa [details]
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (95 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216839
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-14 06:49:43Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2010-10-02 22:08:23Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G. (2014). Cypraea helvola Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216839 on 2014-09-19
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