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 bifasciata Monterosato, 1897
Cypraea cinnamomaea Olivi, 1792
Cypraea fulva J. F. Gmelin, 1791
Cypraea guttata Risso, 1826
Cypraea insularum Schilder, 1928
Cypraea maculata J. F. Gmelin, 1791
Cypraea piriformis Roberts in Tryon, 1885
Cypraea pyrum J. F. Gmelin, 1791
Cypraea pyrum insularum Schilder, 1928
Cypraea pyrum var. aurantia Coen, 1949


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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Zonaria pyrum angolensis (Odhner, 1923)
subspecies Zonaria pyrum pyrum (J. F. Gmelin, 1791)
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
IT Repetto G., Orlando F. & Arduino G. (2005): Conchiglie del Mediterraneo, Amici del Museo "Federico Eusebio", Alba, Italy [as Zonaria pyrum (Gmelin, 1791)]
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
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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