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Version 44.01 went live 5th December, 2018. Cypraeidae now fully in line with Felix Lorenz's "COWRIES ..." 2017

Cypraeovula capensis capensis amphithales (var.)

(hybrid - edentula edentula X capensis capensis)
(Melvill, J.C., 1888) Vacillating Cowry Shell size 20 - 34 mm Algoa Bay - S Transkei, Rep. South Africa
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderLITTORINIMORPHA
SuperFamilyCYPRAEOIDEA
FamilyCYPRAEIDAE CYPRAEOVULINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Mem. Proc. Manch. Lit. Phil. Soc.4th Ser., 1, p 194, 221
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 1 Biology and Systematics, p 425
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 2 Shells and Animals, Pl. 191/1-6
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 100/4
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 299/11, 16-21, 23, 26;301/17-19
Cowriesp 146
Cowries and their relatives of Southern Africap 60-62
Sea Shells on the South African Shoresp 218
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Guido Poppe
2 Guido Poppe
3 Guido Poppe
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