WoRMS taxon details

Propustularia surinamensis (G. Perry, 1811)

419724  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:419724)

accepted
Species
Cypraea surinamensis Perry, 1811 (Original combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
MolluscaBase (2018). Propustularia surinamensis (G. Perry, 1811). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=419724 on 2018-06-24
Date
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2009-10-06 12:38:14Z
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2011-04-29 17:57:20Z
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2013-02-23 20:58:28Z
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basis of record Rosenberg, G.; Moretzsohn, F.; García, E. F. (2009). Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579–699 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas., available online at http://biogomx.net/sites/default/files/pdfs/chapters/33-Rosenberg%20et%20al%202009-Gastropoda%20of%20the%20GoMx.pdf [details]   

additional source Meyer C. 2003. Molecular systematics of cowries (Gastropoda: Cypraeidae) and diversification patterns in the tropics. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 79: 401-459.
page(s): 412 [details]   

additional source Burgess, C.M. (1985) Cowries of the World. Gordon verhoef, Seacomber Publications, South Africa, Cape Town. XIV + 289 pp.
page(s): 124 [details]   

additional source Lorenz F. & Hubert A. (2000) A guide to worldwide cowries. Edition 2. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. 584 pp.
page(s): 217 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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Biology This species is rarely found live, and most specimens in collections have been collected "ex pisces". At least in northern Brazil, it is found in depths between 25 and 135 m, on calcareous algae bottom. [details]