WoRMS name details

Cypraea amphithales Melvill, 1888

605589  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:605589)

 unaccepted (original combination)
Species
marine
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 [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Cypraea amphithales Melvill, 1888. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=605589 on 2021-11-28
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original description 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 Steyn, D.G. & Lussi, M. (1998) Marine Shells of South Africa. An Illustrated Collector's Guide to Beached Shells. Ekogilde Publishers, Hartebeespoort, South Africa, ii + 264 pp.
page(s): 60 [details]   

additional source Liltved W.R. (2000) <i>Cowries and their relatives of southern Africa. A study of the southern African cypraeacean and velutinacean gastropod fauna</i>. Seacomber Publications. 224 pp.
page(s): 60. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality