Taxon profile


Zonaria pyrum (J. F. Gmelin, 1791)

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

Scientific synonyms

Cypraea pyrum J. F. Gmelin, 1791
Zonaria pyrum pyrum (J. F. Gmelin, 1791)
Cypraea pyrum var. aurantia Coen, 1949
Cypraea bifasciata Monterosato, 1897
Cypraea cinnamomaea Olivi, 1792
Cypraea pyrum var. compressa Coen, 1949
Cypraea pyrum var. confusa Coen, 1949
Cypraea pyrum var. cruenta Coen, 1949
Cypraea pyrum var. elongata Coen, 1949
Cypraea fulva J. F. Gmelin, 1791


Zonaria pyrum

Author: Jan Richtr

Zonaria pyrum

Author: Ardovini, R. & Cossignani, T.

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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Zonaria pyrum angelicae (P.W. Clover, 1974)

Zonaria pyrum angelicae

subspecies Zonaria pyrum senegalensis (Schilder, 1928)

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Zonaria pyrum Gmelin, 1791]
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 pyrum GMELIN, 1791]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013
IT Repetto G., Orlando F. & Arduino G. (2005): Conchiglie del Mediterraneo, Amici del Museo "Federico Eusebio", Alba, Italy [as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791)]
EN Petović S., Gvozdenović S., Ikica Z. (2017): An Annotated Checklist of the Marine Molluscs of the South Adriatic Sea (Montenegro) and a Comparison with Those of Neighbouring Areas, Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 17: 921-934 [as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791)]

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