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species

Monetaria caputserpentis (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Cypraea caputserpentis Linnaeus, 1758
Erosaria caputserpentis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Cypraea albella Lamarck, 1822
Erosaria caputserpentis var. albosignata Coen, 1949
Cypraea caputserpentis var. argentata Dautzenberg & Bouge, 1933
Cypraea bandata Perry, 1811
Cypraea caputserpentis var. candidata Sullioti, 1924
Cypraea caputanguis Philippi, 1849
Cypraea caputserpentis var. caputcolubri Kenyon, 1898
Cypraea caputserpensis Linnaeus, 1758

Images

Monetaria caputserpentis

Author: Dr. James P. McVey

Monetaria caputserpentis

Author: Jan Delsing

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Monetaria caputserpentis caputophidii (Schilder, 1927)
subspecies Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis Linnaeus, 1758

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [http://www.bagniliggia.it/WMSD/WMSDhome....] [as Erosaria caputserpentis kenyonae Schilder & Schilder, 1938]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [http://www.bagniliggia.it/WMSD/WMSDhome....] [as Erosaria caputserpentis mikado Schilder & Schilder, 1938]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [http://www.bagniliggia.it/WMSD/WMSDhome....] [as Erosaria caputserpentis Linnaeus, 1758]
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 caputserpentis LINNÉ, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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