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Chocolate Cowry
Mauritia mauritiana (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Cypraea mauritiana Linnaeus, 1758

Other names

= Humpback cowry
= Mauritius cowry
= Mourning cowry

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Links and literature

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

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