Taxon profile


Depressed cowry
Mauritia depressa Gray, 1824

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

Scientific synonyms

Cypraea depressa Gray, 1824

Other names

= Honey cowry


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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Mauritia depressa depressa Gray, 1824
subspecies Mauritia depressa dispersa Schilder & Schilder, 1939

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Mauritia depressa Gray, 1824]
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 depressa GRAY, 1824]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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