WoRMS name details

Cypraea caputdraconis Melvill, 1888

710836  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:710836)

 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): 214-215, pl. 1, fig.1; pl. 2, fig. 1a. [details]   
Type locality contained in Hong Kong Island  
type locality contained in Hong Kong Island [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Cypraea caputdraconis Melvill, 1888. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=710836 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): 214-215, pl. 1, fig.1; pl. 2, fig. 1a. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

LanguageName 
English dragon's head cowriedragon-head cowrie  [details]
German Drachenkopfkauri  [details]