Mauritia mappa

Mauritia mappa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Cypraeoidea
Family: Cypraeidae
Genus: Mauritia
Species: M. mappa
Binomial name
Mauritia mappa
(Linnaeus, 1758)

Mauritia mappa, common name the map cowrie, is a species of sea snail, a cowry, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cypraeidae, the cowries.[1]

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Description

Distribution

References

  1. ^ Mauritia mappa (Linnaeus, 1758). WoRMS (2009). Mauritia mappa (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through the World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216873 on 5 June 2010.

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