Cypraea


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Synonyms for Cypraea

type genus of the family Cypraeidae: the typical cowries

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However, the results of the construction of the test character are numerous and combine the higher character levels of the Cypraea genus to the gastropod class from providing consistent taxonomic results, preferably using the stages of development of juvenile shells to post adult.
Gray, 1825) Littorinimorpha Luria lurida (Linnaeus, 1758) Littorinimorpha Cypraea tigris (Linnaeus, 1758) Littorinimorpha Ficus gracilis (G.
Geographic variation of shell morphology in Cypraea annulus (Gastropoda: Cypraeidae).
El ejemplar de Cypraea pantherina: descripcion taxonomica y distribucion geografica
En el caso concreto de El Argar (Siret y Siret 1890), el numero total de ejemplares documentados en 77 de las mas de 1000 tumbas excavadas por los hermanos Siret asciende a 642, entre los que merece destacar la abundante presencia de Conus --415-- tanto ejemplares asilados como agrupados en numero muy elevado (tumbas no 133 o 22 con 128 y 84 ejemplares respectivamente); la presencia de cuerpos de conchas y/o lunulas --100--, dentalidos --97-- y, en menor medida, Cypraea --11--, Glycymeris --5-- o Cardium --2--.
cowrie, cowry, courie 'shell of a small gastropod, Cypraea moneta' gehen auf Hindi kauri, das seinerseits von sanskrit kapardah 'eine gewundene kleine Muschel, Kauri' herruhrt; die letzte Form ist aus den drawidischen Sprachen entlehnt (vgl.
X X X X Caliptraea (Trochita) trochiformis X X X X Cypraea LINNAEUS Cypaea sp.
Several authors (Kitching and Lockwood 1974, Alcolado 1976, Hamilton 1980, Wellington and Kuris 1983, O'Loughlin and Aldrich 1987, Foin 1989) have suggested that local differences in shell morphology of Strombus gigas, Cypraea ssp.
The recorded gastropods showing fragmentation by bird pickings are Hexaplex kuesterianus, Cypraea annulus and Cerithium caeruleum (Fig.
Estado de situacion del recurso Cypraea caputdraconis (Melvill, 1888) y su importancia para la etnia Rapa Nui.
ceras Woodring, 1928 * Cypraeidae Cypraea bowdenensis Pilsbry, 1922 * Siphocypraea henekeni Guppy, 1867 * Triviidae Trivia sp.
Observations on the behavior and shell types of Cypraea moneta (Mollusca, Gastropoda) at Enewetak Marshall Islands.
rings and discs, shell beads including 'sequin-shaped shell discs' and modified Cypraea and Nassarius, 'scoops' of Melo amphora, Turbo marmoratus and Nautilus, rings in Trochus and Patella (limpet), and pendants of Haliotis (abalone), Cypraea and Strombus.