WoRMS taxon details

Nesiocypraea midwayensis Azuma & Kurohara, 1967

570526  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:570526)

accepted
Species
marine
Azuma, M. and Kurohara, K. (1967). A new cowry collected off Midway Island. Venus 26: 2-3.
page(s): 2-3 [details]   
Note This is the type species of the genus...  
From editor or global species database
Type species This is the type species of the genus Nesiocypraea Azuma & Kurohara, 1967 [details]
Etymology Species incorrectly named after Midway Atoll, where it was originally believed to occur. It actually lives between southern...  
Etymology Species incorrectly named after Midway Atoll, where it was originally believed to occur. It actually lives between southern Japan and northern Philippines (according to Lorenz and Hubert, 2000). [details]
MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Nesiocypraea midwayensis Azuma & Kurohara, 1967. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=570526 on 2019-02-18
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original description Azuma, M. and Kurohara, K. (1967). A new cowry collected off Midway Island. Venus 26: 2-3.
page(s): 2-3 [details]   

original description  (ofNesiocypraea midwayensis midwayensis var. medicorum Lorenz, 2017) Lorenz, F. (2017). <i>Cowries. A guide to the gastropod family Cypraeidae</i>. Volume 1, <i>Biology and systematics</i>. Harxheim: ConchBooks. 644 pp.
page(s): 213 [details]   

additional source Lorenz F. & Hubert A. (2000) A guide to worldwide cowries. Edition 2. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. 584 pp.
page(s): 109 [details]   

additional source Lorenz, F. (2017). <i>Cowries. A guide to the gastropod family Cypraeidae</i>. Volume 1, <i>Biology and systematics</i>. Harxheim: ConchBooks. 644 pp.
page(s): 213 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Etymology Species incorrectly named after Midway Atoll, where it was originally believed to occur. It actually lives between southern Japan and northern Philippines (according to Lorenz and Hubert, 2000). [details]

Type species This is the type species of the genus Nesiocypraea Azuma & Kurohara, 1967 [details]
 

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Japanese アケボノダカラ  [details]