Taxon profile


Map Cowry
Leporicypraea mappa Linnaeus, 1758

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

Scientific synonyms

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

Other names

= Hara-dakara


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Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Leporicypraea mappa admirabilis Lorenz, 2002
subspecies Leporicypraea mappa aliwalensis Lorenz, 2002
subspecies Leporicypraea mappa mappa Linnaeus, 1758

Leporicypraea mappa mappa

subspecies Leporicypraea mappa rosea Gray, 1824
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 LINNÉ, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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