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Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758

216843  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216843)

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Cypraea tigris f. semipicta Bozzetti, 2020 · unaccepted (nomenclaturally unavailable name...)  
nomenclaturally unavailable name (established as a form)

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  1. Subspecies Cypraea tigris benoisti T. Cossignani, 2023
  2. Subspecies Cypraea tigris bonisolii Bozzetti, 2023
  3. Subspecies Cypraea tigris chiapponii Bozzetti, 2023
  4. Subspecies Cypraea tigris conspicua Bozzetti, 2023
  5. Subspecies Cypraea tigris lorenzi C. P. Meyer & Tweedt, 2017
  6. Subspecies Cypraea tigris maculostriata Bozzetti, 2024
  7. Subspecies Cypraea tigris pardalis G. Shaw, 1794
  8. Subspecies Cypraea tigris peterstimpsoni T. Cossignani & Allary, 2022
  9. Subspecies Cypraea tigris schilderiana C. N. Cate, 1961
  10. Subspecies Cypraea tigris tigris Linnaeus, 1758
  11. Subspecies Cypraea tigris amboolee Steadman & Cotton, 1943 accepted as Cypraea tigris pardalis G. Shaw, 1794 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  12. Forma Cypraea tigris f. semipicta Bozzetti, 2020 accepted as Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758 (nomenclaturally unavailable name (established as a form))
  13. Subspecies Cypraea tigris lyncichroa Melvill, 1888 accepted as Cypraea tigris tigris Linnaeus, 1758
  14. Variety Cypraea tigris var. chionia Melvill, 1888 accepted as Cypraea tigris tigris Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  15. Variety Cypraea tigris var. flavida Dautzenberg, 1893 accepted as Cypraea tigris tigris Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > nomen nudum)
  16. Variety Cypraea tigris var. flavonitens Melvill, 1888 accepted as Cypraea tigris tigris Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  17. Variety Cypraea tigris var. fuscoapicata Coen, 1949 accepted as Cypraea tigris pardalis G. Shaw, 1794 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  18. Variety Cypraea tigris var. hinnulea Melvill, 1888 accepted as Cypraea tigris tigris Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  19. Variety Cypraea tigris var. incana Sulliotti, 1924 accepted as Cypraea tigris tigris Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  20. Variety Cypraea tigris var. ionthodes Melvill, 1888 accepted as Cypraea tigris tigris Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  21. Variety Cypraea tigris var. laminata Sulliotti, 1924 accepted as Cypraea tigris tigris Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  22. Variety Cypraea tigris var. lyncichroa Melvill, 1888 accepted as Cypraea tigris tigris Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  23. Variety Cypraea tigris var. nephelodes Lancaster, 1928 accepted as Cypraea tigris pardalis G. Shaw, 1794 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  24. Variety Cypraea tigris var. nigrescens J. E. Gray, 1824 accepted as Cypraea tigris tigris Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  25. Variety Cypraea tigris var. russonitens Melvill, 1888 accepted as Cypraea tigris tigris Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  26. Variety Cypraea tigris var. tristis Sulliotti, 1924 accepted as Cypraea tigris tigris Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  27. Variety Cypraea tigris var. tuberculifera Sulliotti, 1924 accepted as Cypraea tigris tigris Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  28. Variety Cypraea tigris var. zymecrasta Melvill, 1888 accepted as Cypraea tigris tigris Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  29. Subspecies Cypraea tigris volai Steadman & Cotton, 1943 accepted as Cypraea tigris pardalis G. Shaw, 1794 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
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Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 721 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216843 on 2024-05-26
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2011-06-08 21:32:57Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 721 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Burgess, C.M. (1970). The Living Cowries. AS Barnes and Co, Ltd. Cranbury, New Jersey. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Branch, G. M. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. <em>David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg.</em> , available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=W_2QB8ftLgcC [details]   

additional source Kay, E. A. (1979). Hawaiian marine shells. Reef and shore fauna of Hawaii. Section 4: Mollusca. <em>Bernice P. Bishop Museum Special Publications.</em> 64xviii + 1-653., available online at http://hbs.bishopmuseum.org/pubs-online/pdf/sp64-4.pdf
page(s): 202 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Lorenz F. & Hubert A. (2000) A guide to worldwide cowries. Edition 2. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. 584 pp.
page(s): 65 [details]   

additional source Burgess C.M. (1985). <i>Cowries of the world</i>. Cape Town: Gordon Verhoef, Seacomber Publications. xiv + 289 pp.
page(s): 76 [details]   

additional source Dodge H. 1953. A historical review of the mollusks of Linnaeus. Part 2. The class Cephalopoda and the genera <i>Conus</i> and <i>Cypraea</i> of the class Gastropoda. <i>Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History</i>, 103(1): 1-134., available online at http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/dspace/handle/2246/422
page(s): 79 [details]   

additional source Meyer C.P. & Tweedt S.M. (2017). A new subspecies of <i>Cypraea tigris</i> Linnaeus 1758 (Gastropoda: Cypraeidae). <em>Acta Conchyliorum.</em> 16: 59-68. [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): 42 [details]   

additional source Pilsbry, H. A. (1909). On some deformed <i>Cypraea tigris</i> from the collection of A. Da Costa Gomez. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 23(7): 85-86, pls. 7-8., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/5314487 [details]   

additional source Harris, W. (1935). <i>Cypraea tigris</i> Linné in the Hawaiian Islands. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 49(2): 39-41., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8527670 [details]   
 
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