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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesiocypraea 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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Species incorrectly named after Midway Atoll,...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]
Moretzsohn, F. (2011). Nesiocypraea midwayensis Azuma & Kurohara, 1967. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=570526 on 2017-12-18

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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]   

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

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesiocypraea midwayensis midwayensis Azuma & Kurohara, 1967) Lorenz F. (2012) Nesiocypraea midwayensis kontiki n. ssp., a new subspecues from the Eastern Pacific (Gastropoda: Cypraeidae). Conchylia 42(1-4): 83-86. [May 2012] [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]
 

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Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorアケボノダカラ  [details]