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]   
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 (2018). Nesiocypraea midwayensis Azuma & Kurohara, 1967. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=570526 on 2018-05-21
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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  (ofNesiocypraea 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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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]
 

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Japanese アケボノダカラ  [details]