Taxon profile


Monetaria caputdraconis (Melvill, 1888)

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

Scientific synonyms

Cypraea caputdraconis J. C. Melvill, 1888


Monetaria caputdraconis

Author: Jan Delsing

Monetaria caputdraconis

Author: Jan Delsing

Monetaria caputdraconis

Author: Coloma, C. et al.

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Eastern Islands. Chile.
Coloma, C. et al, 2002, Moluscos litorales de Isla de Pascua, Chile, recolectados por la expedition Cimar 5, Islas Oceanicas
Author: Jan Delsing

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Monetaria caputdraconis (Melvill, 1888)]
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 caputdraconis MELVILL, 1888]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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