Taxon profile


Map Cowry
Leporicypraea mappa (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Cypraea mappa Linnaeus, 1758
Mauritia mappa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Cypraea alga Perry, 1811

Other names

= Hara-dakara


Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Leporicypraea mappa admirabilis Lorenz, 2002
subspecies Leporicypraea mappa curvati Beals & Lum, 2017
subspecies Leporicypraea mappa huberi Thach, 2017
subspecies Leporicypraea mappa mappa (Linnaeus, 1758)

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subspecies Leporicypraea mappa viridis (Kenyon, 1902)

Links and literature

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

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