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Cowries
Cypraeidae Rafinesque, 1815

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Littorinimorpha »  superfamily Cypraeoidea - cowries

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Ransoniella radiosa Dolin, 2007

Included taxa

Number of records: 8

subfamily Cypraeinae Rafinesque, 1815
subfamily Cypraeovulinae Schilder, 1927
subfamily Erosariinae Schilder, 1924
subfamily Erroneinae
subfamily Luriinae Schilder, 1932
subfamily Pseudozonariinae
subfamily Pustulariinae Gill, 1871
subfamily Umbiliinae

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [105066]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Cypraeidae Rafinesque, 1815]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Cypraeidae]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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