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Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758

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

accepted
Species
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MolluscaBase (2018). Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216843 on 2018-05-22
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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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original description  (ofCypraea tigris var. chionia Melvill, 1888) Melvill J.C. (1888). A survey of the genus Cypraea (Linn.) its nomenclature, geographical distribution and distinctive affinites; with descriptions of two new species and several varieties. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society. 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 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 Meyer C.P. & Tweedt S.M. (2017). A new subspecies of Cypraea tigris Linnaeus 1758 (Gastropoda: Cypraeidae). Acta Conchyliorum. 16: 59-68. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofCypraea tigris var. chionia Melvill, 1888) Lorenz, F. (2017). Cowries. A guide to the gastropod family Cypraeidae. Volume 1, Biology and systematics. Harxheim: ConchBooks. 644 pp. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

 

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