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species

Carnelian Cowry
Lyncina carneola (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Cypraea carneola C. Linnaeus, 1758
Lyncina carneola carneola (Linnaeus, 1758)

Other names

= Orange-banded Cowry
= Purple Mouthed Cowry

Images

Lyncina carneola - Carnelian Cowry

Author: Bosch et al.

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Included taxa

Number of records: 1

subspecies Lyncina carneola propinqua (Garrett, 1879)

Lyncina carneola propinqua


Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [http://www.bagniliggia.it/WMSD/WMSDhome....] [as Lyncina carneola 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 carneola LINNÉ, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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