WoRMS taxon details

Mauritia histrio (Gmelin, 1791)

216870  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216870)

accepted
Species
Cypraea histrio Gmelin, 1791 (original combination)
marine
MolluscaBase (2018). Mauritia histrio (Gmelin, 1791). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216870 on 2018-02-23
Date
action
by
1997-08-08 05:35:53Z
created
1998-05-20 07:48:52Z
changed
2010-10-02 22:08:23Z
changed

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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]   

additional source Schilder, F. A. and Schilder, M. 1938. Prodrome of a monograph on living Cypraeidae. Proc. malac. Soc. Lond. 23: 119-231.
page(s): 183 [details]   

basis of record  (ofCypraea histrio Gmelin, 1791) Burgess, C.M. (1970). The Living Cowries. AS Barnes and Co, Ltd. Cranbury, New Jersey. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofCypraea histrio Gmelin, 1791) Steyn, D.G. & Lussi, M. (1998) Marine Shells of South Africa. An Illustrated Collector’s Guide to Beached Shells. Ekogilde Publishers, Hartebeespoort, South Africa, ii + 264 pp.
page(s): 64 [details]   

basis of record  (ofCypraea reticulata Martyn, 1784) Dautzenberg, Ph. (1923). Liste préliminaire des mollusques marins de Madagascar et description de deux espèces nouvelles. J. conchyliol. 68: 21-74 (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

 

LanguageName 
English history cowrieharlequin cowry  [details]