WoRMS taxon details

Monetaria caputserpentis (Linnaeus, 1758)

570811  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:570811)

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(ofCypraea caputserpentis Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

(ofCypraea caputserpentis caputserpentis Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
MolluscaBase (2018). Monetaria caputserpentis (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=570811 on 2018-05-28
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original description  (ofCypraea caputserpentis Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofCypraea caputserpentis caputserpentis Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Meyer C. 2003. Molecular systematics of cowries (Gastropoda: Cypraeidae) and diversification patterns in the tropics. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 79: 401-459.
page(s): 411 [details]   

basis of record  (ofCypraea reticulum Gmelin, 1791) Thach, N. N. 2005. Shells of Vietnam. ConchBooks. [details]   

basis of record  (ofRavitrona caputserpentis (Linnaeus, 1758)) Murayama, S. & Hirata, K. 1968. Shell-Bearing Molluscs of the Uji Islets. Memoirs of Faculty of Fisheries Kagoshima University 17: 86-93. [details]   

basis of record  (ofRavitrona caputserpentis reticulum (Gmelin, 1791)) Arakawa, K. Y. (1965). Studies on the molluscan faeces (II). Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 13(1), 1-21. [details]   

basis of record  (ofMonetaria caputserpentis var. nivalis Lorenz & Vulliet, 2015) Lorenz F. & Vulliet T. (2015). The snow-flaked snake-head cowry. Beautifulcowries Magazine. 7: 30. [details]   

basis of record  (ofCypraea caputserpentis Linnaeus, 1758) Burgess, C.M. (1970). The Living Cowries. AS Barnes and Co, Ltd. Cranbury, New Jersey. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofCypraea caputserpentis Linnaeus, 1758) Branch, G.M. et al. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg., available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=W_2QB8ftLgcC [details]   

additional source  (ofCypraea caputserpentis Linnaeus, 1758) Spencer, H.G., Marshall, B.A. & Willan, R.C. (2009). Checklist of New Zealand living Mollusca. Pp 196-219. in: Gordon, D.P. (ed.) New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume one. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. Canterbury University Press, Christchurch. [details]   

basis of record  (ofErosaria caputserpentis (Linnaeus, 1758)) Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) Cheung, P. S. C. (1991). An intertidal survey Cape d' Aguilar, Hong Kong with special reference to the ecology of high-zoned rock pools. Mphil thesis. The University of Hong Kong.  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

 

LanguageName 
English snake's head cowry [from synonym]snake's head cowrie [from synonym]serpent's head cowryserpent's head cowrie [from synonym]  [details]
Japanese ハナマルユキ  [details]