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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea maculifera (Schilder, 1932) 
AphiaID: 216842

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
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMauritia maculifera Schilder, 1932
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]

Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications) 
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 editorRemark Central Pacific species according to <133>. Possible confusion over nomenclature (Mauritiana (Arabica) arabica maculifera is given as synonym for this species; other subspecies of M. (A.) arabica have been synonymised with C. arabica, which does occur in the region). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216842
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-09-30 13:42:21Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G. (2013). Cypraea maculifera (Schilder, 1932). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216842 on 2014-04-17
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