Taxon profile


Cypraeovula algoensis (Gray, 1825)

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

Scientific synonyms

Cypraea algoensis Gray, 1825
Cypraeovula algoensis algoensis (Gray, 1825)


Cypraeovula algoensis

Author: Steyn & Lussi

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Similar species

Cypraeovula castanea (Higgins, 1868)

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Cypraeovula algoensis liltvedi Lorenz, 2017
subspecies Cypraeovula algoensis namibiensis Massier, 2006
subspecies Cypraeovula algoensis permarginata Lorenz, F. Jr., 1989

Cypraeovula algoensis permarginata

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Cypraeovula algoensis (Gray, 1825)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as "Cypraaea algoensis" = Cypraea algoensis Gray, 1825]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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