Taxon profile


Erosaria helvola (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Cypraea helvola Linnaeus, 1758
Naria helvola (Linnaeus, 1758)


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Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Erosaria helvola argella Melvill, 1888

Erosaria helvola argella

subspecies Erosaria helvola callista Shaw, 1909
subspecies Erosaria helvola hawaiiensis Melvill, 1888
subspecies Erosaria helvola helvola (Linnaeus, 1758)

Erosaria helvola helvola

subspecies Erosaria helvola meridionalis Schilder & Schilder, 1938

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Erosaria helvola 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 helvola LINNÉ, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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