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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonetaria moneta (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 216874

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 editorMonetaria (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonetaria moneta (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonetaria Troschel, 1863
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea moneta Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErosaria moneta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonetaria icterina (Lamarck) (Synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonetaria moneta moneta (Linnaeus, 1758) · accepted, alternate representation
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 editormoney cowrie  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonetaria moneta moneta (Linnaeus, 1758) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonetaria moneta (Linnaeus, 1758) (alternate representation)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
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 editorMtwapa [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUngama Bay [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 [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Coast of South Africa [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]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (20 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (5 nucleotides; 4 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Monetaria moneta
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216874
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-08-08 05:35:53Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
1998-05-27 06:41:24Z  changed  Fondo, Esther
2010-10-02 22:08:23Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G. (2014). Monetaria moneta. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216874 on 2014-11-26
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