Taxon profile


Cypraeovula castanea (Higgins, 1868)

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

Scientific synonyms

Cypraea castanea E. T. Higgins, 1868
Cypraeovula castanea castanea (Higgins, 1868)


Cypraeovula castanea

Author: Steyn & Lussi

Cypraeovula castanea latebrosa

Cypraeovula castanea latebrosa

Author: Steyn & Lussi

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Similar species

Cypraeovula algoensis (Gray, 1825)

Included taxa

Number of records: 1

subspecies Cypraeovula castanea latebrosa Swarts & Liltved, 2000

Cypraeovula castanea latebrosa

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Cypraeovula castanea Higgins, 1868]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013

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