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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesiocypraea midwayensis Azuma & Kurohara, 1967 
AphiaID: 570526

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 editorNesiocypraea (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesiocypraea midwayensis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesiocypraea Azuma & Kurohara, 1967
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesiocypraea Azuma & Kurohara, 1967
Sources  original description Azuma, M. and Kurohara, K. (1967). A new cowry collected off Midway Island. Venus 26: 2-3.
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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesiocypraea midwayensis kontiki Lorenz, 2012
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesiocypraea midwayensis midwayensis Azuma & Kurohara, 1967
Environment marine
Distribution 
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South China Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChina Sea [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Note 
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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:570526
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2011-04-21 23:40:11Z  created  Moretzsohn, Fabio
  
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  Citation: Moretzsohn, F. (2014). Nesiocypraea midwayensis Azuma & Kurohara, 1967. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=570526 on 2014-11-26
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