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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMauritia histrio (Gmelin, 1791) 
AphiaID: 216870

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 editorMauritia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMauritia Troschel, 1863
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea histrio Gmelin, 1791 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea reticulata Martyn, 1784 (non-binominal)
Sources  basis of record Verdcourt, B. (1954). The cowries of the East African Coast (Kenya, Tanganyika, Zanzibar and Pemba). Journal of the East Africa Natural History Society 22(4) 96: 129-144, 17 pls. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhistory cowrieUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorharlequin cowry  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (4 nucleotides; 3 proteins) 
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216870
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-08-08 05:35:53Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
1998-05-20 07:48:52Z  changed  Fondo, Esther
2010-10-02 22:08:23Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G. (2014). Mauritia histrio. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216870 on 2014-10-20
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