Taxon profile


Measled Cowrie
Macrocypraea zebra (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Cypraea dubia Gmelin, J.F., 1791
Cypraea exanthema Linnaeus, 1767
Cypraea glauca Röding, P.F., 1798
Cypraea leucopsis Shaw, 1803
Cypraea plumbea Gmelin, J.F., 1791
Cypraea zebra Linnaeus, 1758
Erosaria exanthemata Perry, G., 1811
Erosaria pudica Rous, 1905
Erosaria zebra vallei M. L. Jaume & P. Borro, 1946

Type taxon of:Macrocypraea Schilder, 1930 (Cypraea exanthema Linnaeus, 1767)


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Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Macrocypraea zebra (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 zebra Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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