WoRMS taxon details

Austrocypraea Cossmann, 1903

578025  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:578025)

accepted
Genus
Cypraea contusa McCoy, 1877 † accepted as Austrocypraea contusa (McCoy, 1877) † (type by subsequent designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
(ofCypraea (Austrocypraea) Cossmann, 1903) Cossmann, M. (1903). Essais de paléoconchologie comparée. Cinquième livraison. Paris, The author and de Rudeval. 215 pp., 9 pls., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36704039
page(s): 146, 164 [details]   
MolluscaBase (2018). Austrocypraea Cossmann, 1903. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=578025 on 2018-04-27
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2011-08-02 04:36:29Z
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2013-02-23 20:58:28Z
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2017-09-14 02:07:59Z
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original description  (ofCypraea (Austrocypraea) Cossmann, 1903) Cossmann, M. (1903). Essais de paléoconchologie comparée. Cinquième livraison. Paris, The author and de Rudeval. 215 pp., 9 pls., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36704039
page(s): 146, 164 [details]   

basis of record Schilder, M. & Schilder, F. A. (1971) A catalogue of living and fossil cowries. A taxonomy and bibliography of Triviacea and Cypraeacea (Gastropoda Prosobranchia). Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Mémoires, Deuxième Series, 85: 1-246
page(s): 82 [details]   

additional source Lorenz F. & Hubert A. (2000) A guide to worldwide cowries. Edition 2. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. 584 pp.
page(s): 85 [details]