WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea helvola Linnaeus, 1758

216839

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216839

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (original combination)
Species
marine
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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Solid, broad shells up to 3 cm, with...  
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]
Rosenberg, G. (2010). Cypraea helvola Linnaeus, 1758. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216839 on 2017-11-20

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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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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstrawberry cowrieUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhoney cowrie  [details]