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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelycypraea testudinaria (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 530893

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 editorChelycypraea (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelycypraea testudinaria (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelycypraea Schilder, 1927
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistocypraea testudinaria (Linnaeus)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistocypraea testudinaria ingens Schilder
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea testudinaria Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea testudinaria ingens (Schilder & Schilder)
Sources  basis of record (of Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistocypraea testudinaria (Linnaeus)) 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 editortortoise cowry [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortortoise cowrie [from synonym]  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [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 editorReunion [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 [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [from synonym] [view taxon] [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 [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (4 nucleotides; 3 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Chelycypraea testudinaria
Chelycypraea testudinaria
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:530893
Taxonomic
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2010-10-08 20:18:53Z  created  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G. (2014). Chelycypraea testudinaria. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=530893 on 2014-11-29
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