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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758

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

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758 is the type...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758 is the type species of the genus Cypraea Linnaeus, 1758, which is the type genus of the family Cypraeidae Rafinesque, 1815. [details]
Rosenberg, G.; Moretzsohn, F. (2011). Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216843 on 2017-12-15

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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
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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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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 Meyer C.P. & Tweedt S.M. (2017). A new subspecies of Cypraea tigris Linnaeus 1758 (Gastropoda: Cypraeidae). Acta Conchyliorum. 16: 59-68. [details]   

additional source Dodge H. 1953. A historical review of the mollusks of Linnaeus. Part 2. The class Cephalopoda and the genera Conus and Cypraea of the class Gastropoda. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 103(1): 1-134., available online at http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/dspace/handle/2246/422
page(s): 79 [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]   
 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758 is the type species of the genus Cypraea Linnaeus, 1758, which is the type genus of the family Cypraeidae Rafinesque, 1815. [details]
 

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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiger cowrie  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorホシダカラ  [details]