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Version 44.00 went live 9th November, 2018. Cypraeidae now in line with Felix Lorenz's "COWRIES A Guide to the Gastropod Family Cypraeidae" 2017

Mauritia eglantina

(Duclos, P.L. in Guérin-Méneville, 1833) Dog-Rose/Eglantine Cowry Shell size 26 - 95 mm C Pacific; Philippines - Indonesia
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderLITTORINIMORPHA
SuperFamilyCYPRAEOIDEA
FamilyCYPRAEIDAE CYPRAEINAE MAURITIINI
open bookPage/Plate
Magasin de ZoologieClasse 5, Pl. 28
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 1 Biology and Systematics, p 306
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 2 Shells and Animals, Pl. 75/1-8, 11-14
Indonesian Shells Ip 65/3
Philippine Marine MollusksVol. 1, p 103; Pl. 103/1-6
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 83/1-2
Schelpen Encyclopedie (in Dutch)p 86
The Shell Handbookp 93
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 104
Compendium of Seashellsp 97/1.1
M.B. Pocket Guide to Shells of the Worldp 60
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 63/4
Australian Marine Shells Part 1p 185; 352 ill.; Pl. 31/7
Guide to Australian Shellsp 15/2
Guide to Shells of Papua New Guineap 11/2
Shells of the Philippinesp 89/1
Shells of New Guinea & Central Pacificp 25/4-6
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 251/1, 2, 5-7
Cowriesp 250
The Book of Indian Shellsp 21/5
Seashells of South East Asiap 45
Shells of Vietnamp 74; Pl. 19/18, 20
Synonyms
Cypraea nigricans Montrouzier, R.P. in Crosse, H., 1861 : New Caledonia
J. Conchyl. ParisVol. 23, p 220-223; Pl. 8, 9/5,3
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 1 Biology and Systematics, p 306
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 57
Shells of Vietnamp 74
Cypraea niger Roberts, S.R., 1885
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 1 Biology and Systematics, p 306
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 57
Shells of Vietnamp 74
Cypraea luctuosa Dautzenberg, Ph., 1902
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 1 Biology and Systematics, p 306
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 57
Shells of Vietnamp 74
Mauritia couturieri Vayssière, A.J.B.M., 1905 : Australia
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 1 Biology and Systematics, p 306
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 57
Shells of Vietnamp 74
Cypraea standeni Melvill, J.C., 1905
J. Conch. LondonVol. 11/6, p 192
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 1 Biology and Systematics, p 306
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 55, 56
Cypraea perconfusa Iredale, T., 1935
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 1 Biology and Systematics, p 306
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 57
Shells of Vietnamp 74
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Kijineko's Cowries Collection
2 Shell Dimension.com
3 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
4 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
5 Taurus
6 Taurus
7 George Sangiouloglou
8 Guido Poppe
9 Guido Poppe
10 Guido Poppe
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