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species

Atlantic Deer Cowrie
Macrocypraea cervus (Linnaeus, 1771)

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

Scientific synonyms

Cypraea cervus Linnaeus, 1771
Macrocypraea cervus cervus (Linnaeus, 1771)
Cypraea bifasciata Gmelin, J.F., 1791
Cypraea jousseaumei Vayssiere, A.J.B.M., 1905
Cypraea meleagris Röding, P.F., 1798

Images

Macrocypraea cervus - Atlantic Deer Cowrie

Author: Jan Delsing

Macrocypraea cervus lindseyi

Macrocypraea cervus lindseyi

Author: Petuch, E.

Macrocypraea cervus - Atlantic Deer Cowrie

Author: Jan Delsing

Macrocypraea cervus - Atlantic Deer Cowrie

Author: Jan Delsing

Macrocypraea cervus - Atlantic Deer Cowrie

Author: Jan Delsing

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Macrocypraea cervus lindseyi Petuch, 2013

Macrocypraea cervus lindseyi - 000000000111000


Fossil taxa

subspecies Macrocypraea cervus peilei Schilder, 1932

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [http://www.bagniliggia.it/WMSD/WMSDhome....] [as Macrocypraea cervus (Linnaeus, 1771)]
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 cervus Linnaeus, 1771]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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Explanations

extinct taxon