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Verdcourt, B. (1954). The cowries of the East African Coast (Kenya, Tanganyika, Zanzibar and Pemba). Journal of the East Africa Natural History Society 22(4) 96: 129-144, 17 pls.
Verdcourt, B.
The cowries of the East African Coast
Journal of the East Africa Natural History Society
22(4): 129-144
East Africa
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Bernaya fultoni (G. B. Sowerby III, 1903) accepted as Afrozoila fultoni (G. B. Sowerby III, 1903) accepted as Barycypraea fultoni (G. B. Sowerby III, 1903) (basis of record)
Bernaya teulerei (Cazenavette, 1846) accepted as Afrozoila teulerei (Cazenavette, 1846) accepted as Barycypraea teulerei (Cazenavette, 1846) (basis of record)
Blasicrura hirundo (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Bistolida hirundo (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Blasicrura owenii (J.E. Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1832) accepted as Bistolida owenii (J.E. Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1832) (basis of record)
Blasicrura stolida (Linnaeus) accepted as Bistolida stolida (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Callistocypraea testudinaria (Linnaeus) accepted as Chelycypraea testudinaria (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Cribraria chinensis (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Ovatipsa chinensis (Gmelin, 1791) (basis of record)
Cribraria cribraria (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Cribrarula cribraria (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Cribraria cruenta (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Ovatipsa chinensis (Gmelin, 1791) (source of synonymy)
Cribraria teres (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Talostolida teres (Gmelin, 1791) (basis of record)
Cribraria teres alveolus Tapparone Canefri, 1882 accepted as Talostolida teres alveolus (Tapparone Canefri, 1882) (basis of record)
Erosaria gangranosa (Dillwyn, 1817) accepted as Naria gangranosa (Dillwyn, 1817) (basis of record)
Erosaria lamarckii (J.E. Gray, 1825) accepted as Naria lamarckii (J.E. Gray, 1825) (basis of record)
Erosaria nebrites (Melvill, 1888) accepted as Naria nebrites (Melvill, 1888) (basis of record)
Erosaria poraria (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Naria poraria (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Mauritia depressa (J.E. Gray, 1824) (basis of record)
Mauritia histrio (Gmelin, 1791) (basis of record)
Mauritia mappa (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Leporicypraea mappa (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Mauritia mauritiana (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Mauritia scurra (Gmelin, 1791) (basis of record)
Monetaria annulus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Monetaria icterina (Lamarck, 1810) accepted as Monetaria moneta icterina (Lamarck, 1810) (basis of record)
Monetaria moneta (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Palmadusta clandestina (Linnaeus, 1767) (basis of record)
Palmadusta felina (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Melicerona felina (Gmelin, 1791) (basis of record)
Palmadusta fimbriata (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Purpuradusta fimbriata (Gmelin, 1791) (basis of record)
Palmadusta punctata (Linnaeus, 1771) accepted as Notadusta punctata (Linnaeus, 1771) accepted as Ransoniella punctata (Linnaeus, 1771) (basis of record)
Palmadusta ziczac (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Staphylaea limacina (Lamarck, 1810) (additional source)
Staphylaea nucleus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Nucleolaria nucleus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Talparia argus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Arestorides argus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Talparia talpa (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
East Africa for Blasicrura hirundo francisca (Schilder & Schilder, 1933) 
East Africa for Blasicrura kieneri kieneri (Hidalgo, 1906) 
East Africa for Cypraea carneola sowerbyi Anton, 1838 
East Africa for Cypraea tigris tigris Linnaeus, 1758 
East Africa for Cypraea vitellus dama Perry, 1811 
East Africa for Erosaria caputserpentis caputserpentis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
East Africa for Erosaria gangranosa reentsii (Dunker, 1852) 
East Africa for Erosaria helvola argella (Melvill, 1888) 
East Africa for Erosaria lamarckii lamarckii (Gray, 1825) 
East Africa for Erosaria marginalis marginalis (Dillwyn, 1827) 
East Africa for Erosaria nebrites (Melvill, 1888) 
East Africa for Erosaria turdus turdus (Lamarck, 1810) 
East Africa for Erronea caurica (Linnaeus, 1758) 
East Africa for Mauritia arabica immanis F. A. Schilder & M. Schilder, 1939 
East Africa for Mauritia histrio (Gmelin, 1791) 
East Africa for Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana (Linnaeus, 1758) 
East Africa for Monetaria camelorum Rochebrune, 1884 
East Africa for Monetaria moneta (Linnaeus, 1758) 
East Africa for Ovatipsa chinensis violacea (Rous, 1905) 
East Africa for Palmadusta asellus asellus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
East Africa for Palmadusta clandestina passerina (Melvill, 1888) 
East Africa for Palmadusta diluculum diluculum (Reeve, 1845) 
East Africa for Palmadusta felina felina (Gmelin, 1791) 
East Africa for Staphylaea staphylaea laevigata (Dautzenberg, 1932) 
East African Coral Coast for Bernaya fultoni (G. B. Sowerby III, 1903)  (inaccurate)
East African Coral Coast for Luria isabella isabella (Linnaeus, 1758) 
East African Coral Coast for Talparia talpa imperialis F. A. Schilder & M. Schilder, 1938 
Kenya for Cribraria teres alveolus Tapparone Canefri, 1882 
Kenya for Cypraea lynx lynx Linnaeus, 1758 
Kenya for Erosaria erosa erosa (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Kenya for Erosaria poraria (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Kenya for Palmadusta fimbriata durbanensis Schilder & Schilder, 1938 
Kenya for Palmadusta ziczac misella (Perry, 1811) 
Kenya for Staphylaea nucleus madagascariensis (Gmelin, 1791) 
Kenya for Talparia argus contrastriata (Perry, 1811) 
Kenyan Exclusive Economic Zone for Blasicrura stolida diauges (Melvill, 1888) 
Kenyan Exclusive Economic Zone for Erronea onyx adusta (Lamarck, 1810) 
Madagascar for Blasicrura owenii (J.E. Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1832) 
Mauritius for Blasicrura owenii (J.E. Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1832) 
Red Sea for Cypraea pantherina pantherina [Lightfoot], 1786 
Red Sea for Erosaria turdus turdus (Lamarck, 1810) 
Seychelles for Mauritia depressa dispersa Schilder & Schilder, 1939 
Tanzania for Bernaya teulerei (Cazenavette, 1846)  (inaccurate)
Tanzania for Callistocypraea testudinaria ingens Schilder 
Tanzania for Cypraea pantherina pantherina [Lightfoot], 1786  (doubtful)
Tanzania for Erosaria erosa erosa (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Tanzania for Mauritia depressa dispersa Schilder & Schilder, 1939 
Tanzania for Staphylaea nucleus madagascariensis (Gmelin, 1791) 
English Arabic cowry for Mauritia arabica immanis F. A. Schilder & M. Schilder, 1939
English black humped cowry [from synonym] for Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana (Linnaeus, 1758)
English brown-spotted cowry [from synonym] for Palmadusta punctata (Linnaeus, 1771)
English cat cowry [from synonym] for Palmadusta felina felina (Gmelin, 1791)
English dark zigzag cowry for Palmadusta diluculum diluculum (Reeve, 1845)
English false grooved cowry for Staphylaea limacina interstincta (Wood, 1828)
English false margined cowry [from synonym] for Erosaria nebrites (Melvill, 1888)
English false swallow cowry [from synonym] for Blasicrura kieneri kieneri (Hidalgo, 1906)
English false three-banded cowry for Palmadusta clandestina passerina (Melvill, 1888)
English flattened harlequin cowry for Mauritia depressa dispersa Schilder & Schilder, 1939
English gangrene cowry [from synonym] for Erosaria gangranosa reentsii (Dunker, 1852)
English globular cowry [from synonym] for 
English graceful cowry [from synonym] for Palmadusta gracilis notata (Gill, 1858)
English green-spotted cowry for Mauritia scurra scurra (Gmelin, 1791)
English grooved cowry for Staphylaea staphylaea laevigata (Dautzenberg, 1932)
English harlequin cowry for Mauritia histrio (Gmelin, 1791)
English history cowrie for Mauritia histrio (Gmelin, 1791)
English Isabelline cowry [from synonym] for Luria isabella isabella (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Jestter cowry for Mauritia scurra scurra (Gmelin, 1791)
English Lamarck's cowrie [from synonym] for Erosaria lamarckii (J.E. Gray, 1825)
English long cowry [from synonym] for Cribraria teres alveolus Tapparone Canefri, 1882
English map cowrie [from synonym] for Mauritia mappa (Linnaeus, 1758)
English margined cowry [from synonym] for Erosaria erosa erosa (Linnaeus, 1758)
English mole cowry [from synonym] for Talparia talpa imperialis F. A. Schilder & M. Schilder, 1938
English money cowrie for Monetaria moneta (Linnaeus, 1758)
English nebrite cowrie [from synonym] for Erosaria nebrites (Melvill, 1888)
English onyx cowry [from synonym] for Erronea onyx adusta (Lamarck, 1810)
English pale zigzag cowry for Palmadusta ziczac misella (Perry, 1811)
English pheasant cowry [from synonym] for Talparia argus contrastriata (Perry, 1811)
English ring cowrie for Monetaria annulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English ringed cowry [from synonym] for Monetaria camelorum Rochebrune, 1884
English small-toothed cowry [from synonym] for Palmadusta fimbriata durbanensis Schilder & Schilder, 1938
English snake's head cowry [from synonym] for Erosaria caputserpentis caputserpentis (Linnaeus, 1758)
English square-spotted cowry [from synonym] for Blasicrura stolida diauges (Melvill, 1888)
English star cowry [from synonym] for Erosaria helvola argella (Melvill, 1888)
English thick-edged cowry for Erronea caurica (Linnaeus, 1758)
English three-banded cowry for Palmadusta asellus asellus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English thrush cowry [from synonym] for Erosaria turdus turdus (Lamarck, 1810)
English tortoise cowry [from synonym] for Callistocypraea testudinaria ingens Schilder
English true swallow cowry [from synonym] for Blasicrura hirundo francisca (Schilder & Schilder, 1933)
English violet-spotted cowry for Ovatipsa chinensis violacea (Rous, 1905)
English wrinkled cowry [from synonym] for Staphylaea nucleus madagascariensis (Gmelin, 1791)

Verdcourt doubts the validity of this species <177>. [details]


Junior synonym [details]


Possibly a synonym of Staphylaea limacina <179>. [details]