WoRMS name details

Cypraea isabella Linnaeus, 1758

216844  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216844)

 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]   
Description Nearly cylindrical shell, up to 4 cm, with aperture bordered by numerous very fine teeth. Dorsum pale brown with fine...  
Description Nearly cylindrical shell, up to 4 cm, with aperture bordered by numerous very fine teeth. Dorsum pale brown with fine dashed black lines, both ends of aperture orange or red, base white. Habitat: various, commonly under boulders on reef crest. Distribution: Indo-Pacific to South Africa; tropical Indo-Pacific, also in Australia in Kalk (1958). Regional names: Port. Cipreia estriada. [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Cypraea isabella Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216844 on 2018-08-18
Date
action
by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2000-09-14 06:49:43Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2010-10-03 15:39:41Z
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 Spencer, H.G., Marshall, B.A. & Willan, R.C. (2009). Checklist of New Zealand living Mollusca. Pp 196-219. in: Gordon, D.P. (ed.) New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume one. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. Canterbury University Press, Christchurch. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Nearly cylindrical shell, up to 4 cm, with aperture bordered by numerous very fine teeth. Dorsum pale brown with fine dashed black lines, both ends of aperture orange or red, base white. Habitat: various, commonly under boulders on reef crest. Distribution: Indo-Pacific to South Africa; tropical Indo-Pacific, also in Australia in Kalk (1958). Regional names: Port. Cipreia estriada. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English striped cowrieIsabella cowrie  [details]