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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErosaria helvola argella (Melvill, 1888) 
AphiaID: 223979

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 editorErosaria (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErosaria helvola (Species)
Status taxon inquirendum
Rank Subspecies
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErosaria helvola (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea helvola argella (Melvill, 1888)
Source  basis of record Lorenz F. & Hubert A. (2000) A guide to worldwide cowries. Edition 2. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. 584 pp.
page(s): 200 [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstar cowry  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [details]
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValidity DNA tested by Chris Meyer (CGDP) and not recognized as an Evolutionarily Significant Unit (ESU). Until more evidence becomes available to validate it, it should be considered a species inquirenda. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:223979
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-08-08 05:35:53Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2010-10-02 22:08:23Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
2012-11-24 01:20:16Z  changed  Moretzsohn, Fabio
  
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  Citation: Moretzsohn, F.; Rosenberg, G. (2014). Erosaria helvola argella (Melvill, 1888). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=223979 on 2014-08-31
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