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Version 45.00 started going live 22nd January, 2019. This release will incorporate significant changes to many families.

Naria ocellata

(Linnaeus, C., 1758) Ocellate Cowry Shell size 13 - 44 mm N Indian Ocean - Melanesia
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderLITTORINIMORPHA
SuperFamilyCYPRAEOIDEA
FamilyCYPRAEIDAE EROSARIINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Systema Naturaeed. X, Stockholm, 1, p 724
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 1 Biology and Systematics, p 260-261
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 2 Shells and Animals, Pl. 38/1-25
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 102/9
M.B. Pocket Guide to Shells of the Worldp 62
Eyewitness handbooks - Shellsp 69
Compendium of Seashellsp 86/4.1
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 68/6
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 403/16-33
Cowriesp 217
The Book of Indian Shellsp 21/12
Sea Snails of PondicherryFig. 65
Synonyms
Cypraea brunnea Gray, J.E., 1825
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 1 Biology and Systematics, p 260
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 189
Cypraea calopthalma Melvill, J.C., 1888
Mem. Proc. Manch. Lit. Phil. Soc.4th Ser., 1, p 236
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 1 Biology and Systematics, p 260
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 189
Catalogue of Type Specimens In Manchester Museum, UKp 9
Thesaurus Conchyliorum, LondonCypraea, Pl. 26/243
Cypraea ocellata calophthalma (var.) Melvill, J.C., 1888 : Sri Lanka
Cypraea palatha Melvill, J.C., 1888
Journal of Conchology, LondonVol. 6, p 43; Pl. 1/14
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 1 Biology and Systematics, p 260
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 189
Catalogue of Type Specimens In Manchester Museum, UKp 26
Cypraea pelidna Melvill, J.C., 1888 : Pakistan
Mem. Proc. Manch. Lit. Phil. Soc.4th Ser., 1, p 120
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 1 Biology and Systematics, p 260
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 189
Catalogue of Type Specimens In Manchester Museum, UKp 26
Cypraea pretiosa Melvill, J.C., 1905
J. Conchyl. ParisVol. 11, p 192
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 1 Biology and Systematics, p 260
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 189
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Randy Bridges
2 Mollusca Types in Great Britain
3 National Museum Wales
4 S & A Nappo Collection
5 Kijineko's Cowries Collection
6 S & A Nappo Collection
7 Pasquale Fazzini
8 Femorale
9 Felix Lorenz
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