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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTalparia talpa (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 216894

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 editorTalparia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTalparia talpa (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTalparia Troschel, 1863
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea talpa Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea talpa Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea talpa imperialis (Schilder & Schilder, 1938)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTalparia talpa imperialis (Schilder & Schilder, 1938)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTalparia talpa var. lewallorum Lorenz, 2015 (unavailable name: infrasubspecific rank)
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 editormole cowry [from synonym]  [details]
Direct child
taxa (4)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTalparia talpa lutani Bridges, 2015
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTalparia talpa talpa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTalparia talpa imperialis (Schilder & Schilder, 1938) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTalparia talpa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTalparia talpa var. lewallorum Lorenz, 2015 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTalparia talpa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
New Zealand
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [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 [from synonym] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [from synonym] [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 [from synonym] [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [from synonym] [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [from synonym] [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 [from synonym] [view taxon] [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 [from synonym] [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (11 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (2 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Cypraea talpa (Talparia talpa)
Cypraea talpa (Talpari...
Talparia talpa
Talparia talpa
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216894
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-08-08 05:35:53Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2010-10-02 15:31:39Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G. (2015). Talparia talpa (Linnaeus, 1758). In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216894 on 2016-07-26
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