Taxon profile


Cypraeidae Rafinesque, 1815

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


Functions restricted to taxon Cypraeidae

Recently completed profiles

Umbilia hesitata (Iredale, 1916) - Umbilicated Cowrie
Notocypraea comptoni wilkinsi R.J. Griffiths, 1959
Notocypraea piperita (Gray, 1825) - Peppered Cowry
Notocypraea declivis (G.B. Sowerby II, 1870) - Sloping Cowry
Notocypraea comptoni Gray, 1847 - Compton's Cowry
Notocypraea Schilder, 1927
Leporicypraea valentia (Perry, 1811) - Prince Cowry
Austrasiatica hirasei (Roberts, 1913)
Luria tessellata (Swainson, 1822)

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 [] [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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