WoRMS taxon details

Monetaria caputdraconis (Melvill, 1888)

570813  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:570813)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Distribution Species endemic to Easter Island and Sala y Gomez Island  
Distribution Species endemic to Easter Island and Sala y Gomez Island [details]
MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Monetaria caputdraconis (Melvill, 1888). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=570813 on 2019-02-19
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basis of record Meyer C. 2003. Molecular systematics of cowries (Gastropoda: Cypraeidae) and diversification patterns in the tropics. <i>Biological Journal of the Linnean Society</i>, 79: 401-459.
page(s): 411 [details]   

additional source Burgess, C.M. (1985) Cowries of the World. Gordon verhoef, Seacomber Publications, South Africa, Cape Town. XIV + 289 pp.
page(s): 206 [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): 235 [details]   

additional source Lorenz F. & Hubert A. (2000) A guide to worldwide cowries. Edition 2. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. 584 pp.
page(s): 207 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Distribution Species endemic to Easter Island and Sala y Gomez Island [details]
 

LanguageName 
English dragon's head cowrydragon's head cowrie [from synonym]dragon-head cowrie [from synonym]  [details]
German Drachenkopfkauri [from synonym]  [details]