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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMauritia mappa (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 216873

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 Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeporicypraea mappa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMauritia Troschel, 1863
Source  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]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormap cowrie  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya (doubtful[details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216873
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-08-08 05:35:53Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
1998-05-21 06:33:08Z  changed  Fondo, Esther
2011-12-19 16:43:08Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G. (2014). Mauritia mappa (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216873 on 2014-10-02
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