WoRMS taxon details

Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758

216843  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216843)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
MolluscaBase (2018). Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216843 on 2018-11-19
Date
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2011-06-08 21:32:57Z
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2011-12-19 16:43:08Z
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original description  (ofCypraea tigris var. chionia Melvill, 1888) Melvill J.C. (1888). A survey of the genus <i>Cypraea</i> (Linn.) its nomenclature, geographical distribution and distinctive affinites; with descriptions of two new species and several varieties. <em>Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society.</em> ser. 4, 1: 184-252., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/39421#page/196/mode/1up
page(s): 212 [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]   

additional source Kay, E.A. (1979) Hawaiian marine shells. Reef and shore fauna of Hawaii. Section 4: Mollusca. Bernice P. Bishop Museum Special Publications, 64, xviii + 1–653.
page(s): 202 [details]   

additional source Lorenz F. & Hubert A. (2000) A guide to worldwide cowries. Edition 2. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. 584 pp.
page(s): 65 [details]   

additional source Burgess, C.M. (1985) Cowries of the World. Gordon verhoef, Seacomber Publications, South Africa, Cape Town. XIV + 289 pp.
page(s): 76 [details]   

additional source Dodge H. 1953. A historical review of the mollusks of Linnaeus. Part 2. The class Cephalopoda and the genera <i>Conus</i> and <i>Cypraea</i> of the class Gastropoda. <i>Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History</i>, 103(1): 1-134., available online at http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/dspace/handle/2246/422
page(s): 79 [details]   

additional source Meyer C.P. & Tweedt S.M. (2017). A new subspecies of <i>Cypraea tigris</i> Linnaeus 1758 (Gastropoda: Cypraeidae). <em>Acta Conchyliorum.</em> 16: 59-68. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

 

LanguageName 
English tiger cowrie  [details]
Japanese ホシダカラ  [details]