Taxon profile


Umbilicated Cowrie
Umbilia hesitata (Iredale, 1916)

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

Scientific synonyms

Cypraea hesitata T. Iredale, 1916
Umbilia hesitata hesitata (Iredale, 1916)


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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Umbilia hesitata beddomei (Schilder, 1930)

Umbilia hesitata beddomei - 000000000111

subspecies Umbilia hesitata howelli Iredale, 1931

Umbilia hesitata howelli - 000000000011000

subspecies Umbilia hesitata suprastrata Govaert, Deprez & Vandenberghe, 2015

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Umbilia hesitata (Iredale, 1916)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013

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