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genus

Cypraea Linnaeus, 1758

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

species Cypraea pantherina Lightfoot, 1786 - Panther Cowry

Cypraea pantherina

species Cypraea porcellus Brocchi, 1814
species Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758 - Tiger Cowry

Cypraea tigris


Fossil taxa

species Cypraea ficoides (Hutton, 1873)

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1435501]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Cypraea Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019

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Explanations

extinct taxon