Taxon profile


Cypraeovula capensis (Gray, 1828)

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

Scientific synonyms

Cypraea capensis Gray, 1828


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Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Cypraeovula capensis archilyra Van Heesvelde & Deprez, 2006
subspecies Cypraeovula capensis capensis (Gray, 1828)
subspecies Cypraeovula capensis cineracea Aiken, 2016
subspecies Cypraeovula capensis gonubiensis Massier, 1994

Cypraeovula capensis gonubiensis

subspecies Cypraeovula capensis gorda Van Heesvelde & Deprez, 2006
subspecies Cypraeovula capensis profundorum A. Seccombe, 2003

Cypraeovula capensis profundorum

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Cypraeovula capensis (Gray, 1828)]
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 capensis Gray, 1828]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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