Taxon profile


Stage Cowry
Mauritia histrio Gmelin, 1791

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Caenogastropoda »  family Cypraeidae - Cowries »  genus Mauritia

Scientific synonyms

Cypraea histrio J. F. Gmelin, 1791

Other names

= Harlequin cowry


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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Mauritia histrio histrio Gmelin, 1791
subspecies Mauritia histrio westralis Iredale, 1935

Mauritia histrio westralis

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Mauritia histrio Gmelin, 1791]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Cypraea histrio GMELIN, 1791]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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