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Some varietal forms in the genus Cypraea.

J. Kidson Taylor

Some varietal forms in the genus Cypraea.

by J. Kidson Taylor

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Edition Notes

From Journal of conchology, 15.

Other titlesJournal of conchology.
The Physical Object
PaginationPp. 121-3 ;
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19804586M

Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in Biological classification: Species. The I.C.Z.N. (the body which makes and modifies the rules of taxonomy for all life-forms on the planet) gives limited approval for varietal or "forma" names (for example, ecophenotypes are often considered valid, in cases where they are useful ecophenotypic designations for describing adaptations to specific habitats (like the imbricata form of.

At the end of the Cretaceous ammonites would go extinct, leaving bivalves and gastropods the most successful molluscs in modern seas (Protheros, , p. ). Subphylum Amphineura Two living classes of shell-less, worm-like molluscs have no fossil record (classes Caudofoveata and Aplacophora). Study MY FOSSIL INFORMATION flashcards from Felicity W. on StudyBlue. by becoming a "generalist" or weedy species that can thrive in a variety of habitats in large numbers. Cypraea tigris L. has such a huge range of pattern and color variation that some collectors have large Fossils of this genus form Petoskey stones, the state.

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Some varietal forms in the genus Cypraea by J. Kidson Taylor Download PDF EPUB FB2

This species is the type species of the genus Cypraea. Subspecies and forms. Cypraea tigris form incana Sulliotti, G.R., ; Cypraea tigris form lyncicrosa Steadman, W.R. & B.C. Cotton, ; Cypraea tigris var.

schilderiana Cate, C.N., The variety Cypraea tigris var. schilderiana was recognized by Cate inClass: Gastropoda. The Cypraea fultoni amorimi subspecies is known primarily from Mozambique, while its massieri form is distinguished by a more inflated shape and typified by a less glossy, often granular dorsal surface.

Species within the genus Cypraea include: † Cypraea ficoides (Hutton, ) Cypraea pantherina Lightfoot, Cypraea porcellus Brocchi, Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, Class: Gastropoda. This species is the type species of the genus Cypraea. Subspecies and forms Cypraea tigris form incana Sulliotti, G.R., Cypraea tigris form lyncicrosa Steadman, W.R.

& B.C. Cotton, Cypraea tigris form pardalis Shaw, Cypraea tigris var. schilderiana Cate, C.N., The variety Cypraea tigris var. schilderiana was recognized by Cate in Cypraeidae - important references Please help making this preliminary list as complete as possible.

ABBOTT, R.T. () Cypraea arenosa Gray, Hawaiian Shell News 14(2):8 ABREA, N.S. () Strange goings on among the Cypraea gama-uk.coman Shell News Cypraeidae, common name the cowries (singular: cowry), is a taxonomic family of small to large sea snails.

These are marine gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Cypraeoidea, the cowries and cowry gama-uk.com: Gastropoda. Cypraea Rafinesque, ; References. Rafinesque, C.S. Analyse de la nature, ou tableau de l'univers et des corps organisés. Palerme: L'Imprimerie de. In the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, a subgeneric name can be used independently or included in a species name, in parentheses, placed between the generic name and the specific epithet: e.g.

the tiger cowry of the Indo-Pacific, Cypraea (Cypraea) tigris Linnaeus, which belongs to the subgenus Cypraea of the genus Cypraea.

Monetaria moneta, common name the money cowry, is a species of small sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cypraeidae, the cowries. This species is called "money cowry" because the shells were historically widely used in many Pacific and Indian Ocean countries as shell money before coinage was in common gama-uk.com: Gastropoda.

It is not our intent to argue the validity of the various species, but simply to illustrate the living animals and provide some information on where and how they live here in the Marshall Islands. A few years ago, we would have listed all these species in the genus Cypraea. However, over the past few years, research into the animals' anatomy.

Cypraea is a genus of medium-sized to large sea snails or cowries, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Cypraeidae, the cowries. — Species — Species within the genus Cypraea include: † Cypraea ficoides — Cypraea pantherina Lightfoot, — Cypraea porcellus Brocchi, — Cypraea.

This book is a comprehensive treatment of the family Cypraeidae. species taxa and subspecies of living cowries, placed in 9 subfamilies and 49 genera, are discussed. The systematics follows molecular data as well as shell and animal morphology.

Conus is a gastropod that ranged from the Eocene to modern day. Conus most notably can fire a toxic harpoon containing various venoms known as conotoxins. They are the only gastropods known to kill humans. Cypraea. Cypraea, also known as a Cowrie, originated in the Miocene and still lives today.

When non-threatened, it is soft. Siddha marine drug Palagarai (Cypraea moneta Linn.) - A review Mubarak1 H.* & gama-uk.commani2 Siddha Regional Research Institute, Puducherry –India *[E-mail: [email protected]] Received 18 February ; revised 24 August Considerable marine resources are contributing to the pharmaceutics of Siddha Medicine.

There are 63 species, 7 natural hybrids and numerous recognized varietal forms in the genus. Phalaenopsis are among the most popular cultivated orchids and thousands of hybrids have been made throughout the years.

The plants, themselves are attractive, with succulent leaves and some species exhibit sweet fragrance. Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties.

However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in Biological classification: Family.

Cypraea (Pustularia) bistrinotata bistrinotata Schilder & Scilder, Cypraea (Pustularia) bistrinotata mediocris Schilder & Scilder, In the same way, we also use formas names (f.).

forms are not recognized anymore by the International Code of Nomenclature though (since ). They are for collectors a great help anyway.

Cypraea Umbilia petilirostris - 79mm, F++, Queensland. Very bulbous inflated light weight deep water specimen. $ Cypraea Umbilia petilirostris - 75mm, F++, Queensland. Cowrie shell synonyms, Cowrie shell pronunciation, Cowrie shell translation, English dictionary definition of Cowrie shell.

or cow·ry n. cow·ries Any of various marine gastropods of the family Cypraeidae of tropical and subtropical seas, having glossy, often colorfully.

The additional illustrations of various colour forms to illuminate the incredible variety within a single species are particularly enjoyable.

A detailed and lavishly illustrated overview of the diminuitive Cypraeidae Genus Another enjoyable book illustrating some of the immense variety and beauty of collectible shells from this region.

Some octopuses can gouge a small hole (using a special barb/tooth and an acidic secretion) through the shell to inject a venom that kills the animal within. Taxonomy. For nearly years, every species in the family Cypraeidae was placed in one genus, Cypraea, but in the cowries were divided into many different gama-uk.com: Gastropoda.Cowrie shells synonyms, Cowrie shells pronunciation, Cowrie shells translation, English dictionary definition of Cowrie shells.

or cow·ry n. pl. cow·ries Any of various marine gastropods of the family Cypraeidae of tropical and subtropical seas, having glossy, often colorfully.This is the first account of the rich assemblage of Cypraeidae from the late early Miocene, Burdigalian Cantaure Formation, Paraguaná Peninsula, Falcón Province, Venezuela.