WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonetaria caputdraconis (Melvill, 1888)

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

accepted
Species
marine
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Species endemic to Easter Island and Sala y Gomez Island  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Species endemic to Easter Island and Sala y Gomez Island [details]
Moretzsohn, F. (2011). Monetaria caputdraconis (Melvill, 1888). In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=570813 on 2018-01-23

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorErosaria (Ravitrona) caputdraconis poppei Martin, 1989) Martin P. (1989). Description of a new subspecies of Erosaria (Ravitrona) caputdraconis (Melvill, 1888) from the Central Pacific. La Conchiglia. 242: 3-6. [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]   

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

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Species endemic to Easter Island and Sala y Gomez Island [details]
 

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English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordragon's head cowry  [details]