WoRMS taxon details

Cypraeovula amphithales (Melvill, 1888)

216848  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216848)

accepted
Species
Cypraea amphithales Melvill, 1888 (original combination)
marine
(of Cypraea amphithales Melvill, 1888) Melvill, J. C. (1888). A survey of the genus <i>Cypraea</i> (Linn.) its nomenclature, geographical distribution and distinctive affinites; with descriptions of two new species and several varieties. <em>Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society.</em> ser. 4, 1: 184-252., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10266543
page(s): 193-194, 221, 222, pl. 2, fig, 19. [details]   
Type locality contained in Port Elizabeth  
type locality contained in Port Elizabeth [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Cypraeovula amphithales (Melvill, 1888). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216848 on 2021-12-09
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1998-03-11 10:30:17Z
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2011-12-16 01:53:09Z
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original description  (of Cypraea amphithales Melvill, 1888) Melvill, J. C. (1888). A survey of the genus <i>Cypraea</i> (Linn.) its nomenclature, geographical distribution and distinctive affinites; with descriptions of two new species and several varieties. <em>Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society.</em> ser. 4, 1: 184-252., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10266543
page(s): 193-194, 221, 222, pl. 2, fig, 19. [details]   

basis of record Berry, L.E. (1954). Africa's rarest cowries. JEANHS XXII (95): 82-85. [details]   

additional source Steyn, D.G & Lussi, M. (2005). Offshore Shells of Southern Africa: A pictorial guide to more than 750 Gastropods. Published by the authors. Pp. i–vi, 1–289.
page(s): 44 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality