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Cypraea  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 72742

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassGastropoda Cuvier, 1797 – gastropods, slugs, snails, escargots, gastéropodes, limaces, caracol, caramujo, lesma  
                               SuperfamilyCypraeoidea Rafinesque, 1815  
                                  FamilyCypraeidae Rafinesque, 1815  
                                     GenusCypraea Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Cypraea albuginosa Gray, 1825  
                                        Species Cypraea annettae Dall, 1909  
                                        Species Cypraea arabicula Lamarck, 1811  
                                        Species Cypraea cervinetta Kiener, 1843  
                                        Species Cypraea cervus Linnaeus, 1771 – atlantic deer cowrie 
                                        Species Cypraea cinerea Gmelin, 1791 – atlantic gray cowrie 
                                        Species Cypraea isabellamexicana Stearns, 1893  
                                        Species Cypraea mus Linnaeus, 1758  
                                        Species Cypraea nigropunctata Gray, 1828  
                                        Species Cypraea robertsi Hidalgo, 1906  
                                        Species Cypraea spadicea Swainson, 1836 – chestnut cowrie 
                                        Species Cypraea spurca Linnaeus, 1758  
                                        Species Cypraea surinamensis G. Perry, 1811 – surinam cowrie 
                                        Species Cypraea zebra Linnaeus, 1758 – measled cowrie 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Cypraea   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Higo, Shun'ichi, Paul Callomon, and Yoshihiro Goto  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalogue and Bibliography of the Marine Shell-bearing Mollusca of Japan: Gastropoda, Bivalvia, Polyplacophora, Scaphopoda   
  Page(s): 749   
  Publisher: Elle Scientific Publications   
  Publication Place: Osaka-fu, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 4-901172-01-8   
  Reference for: Cypraea   

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