Taxon profile


Erronea caurica (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Cypraea caurica C. Linnaeus, 1758


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Included taxa

Number of records: 7

subspecies Erronea caurica caurica Linnaeus, 1758
subspecies Erronea caurica corrosa (Gronovius, 1781)
subspecies Erronea caurica dracaena (Born, 1778)
subspecies Erronea caurica elongata (Perry, 1811)

Erronea caurica elongata

subspecies Erronea caurica mayottensis Vachon, P. & N. Verneau, 2017

Erronea caurica mayottensis

subspecies Erronea caurica quinquefasciata Röding, 1798

Erronea caurica quinquefasciata

subspecies Erronea caurica samoensis Lorenz, 2002

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Erronea caurica (Linnaeus, 1758)]
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 caurica LINNÉ, 1758]
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 Erronea caurica (Linné, 1758)]

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