Cypraea


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Synonyms for Cypraea

type genus of the family Cypraeidae: the typical cowries

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cruickshanki, Cypraea (Cypraeovula) Kilburn, 1972a: 210, pl.
lisetae, Cypraea (Nesiocypraea) Kilburn, 19756: 217, pl.
Not commonly known is that, so far, all zoologically identified examples are of Cypraea pantherini (Lightfoot), which lives only in the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea.