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Type Specimens
Array
(
    [0] => (Marrat
    [1] => (Strebel MS) Melvill & Standen
    [2] => [Benson] Sowerby
    [3] => [Hanley] Reeve
    [4] => Adams
    [5] => Adams 
    [6] => Adams & Angas
    [7] => Adams in-Montagu
    [8] => Adams, A. & Reeve
    [9] => Adams, H.
    [10] => Alder
    [11] => Alder & Hancock
    [12] => Alder in Forbes & Hanley
    [13] => Ancey
    [14] => Ancey in Vignon
    [15] => Ancey in Westerlund
    [16] => Anderson
    [17] => Angas
    [18] => Anthony
    [19] => Arango
    [20] => Bartsch
    [21] => Bavay
    [22] => Bavay & Dautzenburg
    [23] => Bean
    [24] => Bean in Thorpe
    [25] => Beddome
    [26] => Benson
    [27] => Bernardi
    [28] => Biggs
    [29] => Boettger
    [30] => Bouchet & Warén
    [31] => Bourne
    [32] => Broderip
    [33] => Broderip in Broderip & Sowerby 1st
    [34] => Brown & Verdcourt
    [35] => Brown & Weil (de Boury mss.)
    [36] => Bullen
    [37] => Burch & Burch
    [38] => Burnup
    [39] => Carpenter
    [40] => Cate
    [41] => Caudwell, Jones & Killeen
    [42] => Caziot
    [43] => Chaper
    [44] => Chaster
    [45] => Chen, Linse, Copley & Rogers
    [46] => Chesney & Oliver
    [47] => Clapp
    [48] => Clench
    [49] => Clench & Aguayo
    [50] => Clench & Turner
    [51] => Clessin
    [52] => Clover
    [53] => Coles & Nekola
    [54] => Collier
    [55] => Connolly
    [56] => Cooper & Preston
    [57] => Craven
    [58] => Crosse
    [59] => Crosse & Fischer
    [60] => Crosse & Fisher
    [61] => Crowley
    [62] => Crowley & Pain
    [63] => Crowley, Pain & Woodward
    [64] => Dall
    [65] => Dance
    [66] => Dance, Moolenbeek & Dekker
    [67] => Dautzenberg
    [68] => de boury
    [69] => de Folin
    [70] => de Mattia & Neiber
    [71] => de Mattia, Neiber & Groh
    [72] => Dean
    [73] => Dekker & Goud
    [74] => Dekker, Moolenbeek & Dance
    [75] => Deschamps
    [76] => Dillwyn
    [77] => Drouet & Chaper
    [78] => Dunker
    [79] => Dupuis & Putzeys
    [80] => Eliot
    [81] => Engl
    [82] => Farran
    [83] => Forbes & Hanley
    [84] => Ford
    [85] => Fulton
    [86] => Gaskoin
    [87] => Gassies
    [88] => Germain
    [89] => Geyer
    [90] => Gittenberger
    [91] => Gittenberger & Boeters
    [92] => Gittenberger & Goud
    [93] => Glover & Taylor
    [94] => Gmelin
    [95] => Godwin-Austen
    [96] => Goodrich
    [97] => Gray
    [98] => Gray in Sowerby
    [99] => Gredler
    [100] => Gude
    [101] => Gyngell
    [102] => Haas
    [103] => Hanley
    [104] => Hanley & Theobald
    [105] => Hedley
    [106] => Henderson & Simpson
    [107] => Hervier
    [108] => Heude
    [109] => Heurde
    [110] => Higgins & Marrat
    [111] => Hinds
    [112] => Holyoak & Seddon
    [113] => Houart
    [114] => Hoyle
    [115] => Iredale
    [116] => Issel
    [117] => Jackson
    [118] => Jeffreys
    [119] => Jones & Preston
    [120] => Jordan
    [121] => Jordan 
    [122] => Kennard
    [123] => Kennard & Woodward
    [124] => Kiener
    [125] => Killeen & Oliver
    [126] => Killeen & Turner
    [127] => King
    [128] => Kobelt
    [129] => Lancaster
    [130] => Layard
    [131] => Layard in Kobelt
    [132] => Lea
    [133] => Lowe
    [134] => Marie
    [135] => Marrat
    [136] => Marshall
    [137] => Martyn
    [138] => Maynard
    [139] => Maynard & Clapp in Maynard
    [140] => Melvil
    [141] => Melvill
    [142] => Melvill & Ponsonby
    [143] => Melvill & Standen
    [144] => Melvill & Sykes
    [145] => Melvill in Tryon
    [146] => Möllendorff
    [147] => Montagu
    [148] => Monterosato
    [149] => Moolenbeek & Dance
    [150] => Moore
    [151] => Morelet
    [152] => Morelet & H. Drouët
    [153] => Moricand
    [154] => Morrison
    [155] => Müller
    [156] => Neubert
    [157] => Nevill, G. & H.
    [158] => Newcomb
    [159] => Noronha
    [160] => Nuttall
    [161] => Oliver
    [162] => Oliver & Abou-Zeid
    [163] => Oliver & Chesney
    [164] => Oliver & Drewery
    [165] => Oliver & Glover
    [166] => Oliver & Holmes
    [167] => Oliver & Levin
    [168] => Oliver & Lutzen
    [169] => Oliver & Picken
    [170] => Oliver & Taylor
    [171] => Oliver & Vestheim
    [172] => Oliver & Zuschin
    [173] => Oliver, Rodrigues & Cunha
    [174] => Pain
    [175] => Pain & Paul
    [176] => Pallary
    [177] => Pease
    [178] => Peuile
    [179] => Pfeiffer
    [180] => Phillips
    [181] => Pilsbry
    [182] => Pilsbry & Ferriss
    [183] => Pilsbry & Henderson
    [184] => Pilsbry & Hinkley
    [185] => Pilsbry & Hirase
    [186] => Ponder
    [187] => Powell
    [188] => Preston
    [189] => Pulteney
    [190] => Putzeys
    [191] => Ramsden
    [192] => Reeve
    [193] => Reidel & Norris
    [194] => Rodrigues, Oliver & Cunha
    [195] => Rolle
    [196] => Rowson
    [197] => Rowson & Symondson
    [198] => Rowson & Tattersfield
    [199] => Rowson & Van Goethem
    [200] => Salisbury
    [201] => Schilder
    [202] => Schlesch
    [203] => Schwabe
    [204] => Seddon
    [205] => Seddon & Aparicio
    [206] => Seddon & Killeen
    [207] => Shackleford & Spence
    [208] => Smith
    [209] => Smith, E. A.
    [210] => Smythe & Oliver
    [211] => Sowerby
    [212] => Sowerby 1st
    [213] => Sowerby 2nd
    [214] => Sowerby 2nd in Reeve
    [215] => Sowerby 3rd
    [216] => Spence
    [217] => Sterki
    [218] => Strebel
    [219] => Swainson
    [220] => Swainson in Sowerby 1st
    [221] => Sykes
    [222] => Tattersfield
    [223] => Tattersfield & Rowson
    [224] => Taylor
    [225] => Taylor & Glover
    [226] => Theobold
    [227] => Thiele
    [228] => Thompson
    [229] => Tiberi
    [230] => Tomlin
    [231] => Tomlin & Peile
    [232] => Tomlin & Shackleford
    [233] => Torre
    [234] => Torre & Bartsch
    [235] => Torre & Clench
    [236] => Torre & Ramsden in Ramsden
    [237] => Turton
    [238] => van Aartsen & Carrozza
    [239] => Verdcourt
    [240] => von Cosel
    [241] => Walker
    [242] => Watson
    [243] => Westerlund
    [244] => Wheeler
    [245] => Whitehead
    [246] => Williams
    [247] => Wollaston
    [248] => Woodward
    [249] => Wright
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Keyword: Cypraeoidea First Prev Records 1 - 46 of 46 Next Last
Trivia affinis Marrat, 1867
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Purpurcapsula corinneae Shaw, 1909
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Triviidae

Type Locality:

Syntype(s) (missing)
Cypraea variolaria var. amiges Melvill & Standen, 1915
Current name: Ovatipsa chinensis amiges (Melvill & Standen, 1915)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: locality unknwon but possibly Hawaiian Archipelago [United States of America]

Holotype (possible)
Cypraea angelicae Clover, 1974
Current name: Zonaria pyrum angelicae (Clover, 1974)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: trawled in sand and mud from 50-80 fathoms, 35-40 miles off Bissau, Portugese Guinea

Holotype
Cypraea pantherina var. badionitens Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cypraea pantherina Lightfoot, 1786
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cypraea bernardinae Preston, 1907
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Erosaria lamarckii (Gray, 1825)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Preston, 1907: Celebes? [Indonesia]

Holotype
Cypraea caurica var. cairnsiana Melvill & Standen, 1904
Current name: Cypraea caurica Melvill & Standen, 1904
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Karachi [Pakistan]

Syntype(s)
Cypraea ocellata var. calophthalma Melvill, 1888
Current name: Cypraea ocellata var. calophthalma Melvill, 1888
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Ceylon [Sri Lanka]

Holotype
Cypraea caputdraconis Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Monetaria caputdraconis (Melvill, 1888)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Melvill, 1888: Hong Kong. [Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China]

Holotype
Cypraea tigris var. chionia Melvill, 1888
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Pacific Is.

Syntype(s) (possible)
Cypraea erosa var. chlorizans Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Erosaria erosa chlorizans (Melvill, 1888)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper [Australia]

Holotype
Cypraea fimbriata var. cholmondeleyi Melvill, 1888
Current name: Cypraea fimbriata var. cholmondeleyi Melvill, 1888
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Native of Australia [Australia]

Syntype(s) (figured)
Cypraea chrysalis Kiener, 1845
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Purpuradusta microdon chrysalis (Kiener, 1843)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cypraea errones var. chrysophaea Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Erronea errones errones (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Port Blair. Andaman Islands [Andaman Islands (India)]

Holotype
Cypraea cruenta var. coloba Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Ovatipsa coloba (Melvill, 1888)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cypraea crossei Marie, 1869
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Bistolida stolida crossei (Marie, 1869)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Marie, 1869: Noumea, Nouvae Caledoniae. [New Caledonia]

Syntype(s)
Phenacovula (Turbovula) dancei Cate, 1973
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Phenacovolva dancei (Cate, 1973)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Ovulidae

Type Locality: Singapore, Malaysia (1°14'N; 103°55'E) [Singapore]

Holotype
Aperiovula emersoni Cate, 1973
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Aperiovula emersoni Cate, 1973
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Ovulidae

Type Locality: Catania, Sicily, Mediterranean Sea, 37°31'N., 15°04'E [Italy]

Holotype
Cypraea tigris var. flavonitens Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: From Mauritius chiefly, also from the Fiji Islands

Holotype
Cypraea carneola var. halmaja Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Lyncina carneola carneola (Linnaeus, 1888)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Melvill, 1888: Mauritius. [Mauritius]

Holotype
Cypraea tigris var. hinnulea Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cypraea hungerfordi Sowerby 3rd, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Erronea hungerfordi (Sowerby, 1888)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Sowerby, 1888: queries “Japan?” from where it was purchased by R. Hungerford. [Japan]

Holotype
Cypraea ingloria Crosse, 1878
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cypraea ingloria Crosse, 1878
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Crosse, 1878: Habitat in mari Africam meridionalem alluente (teste B. Thomas). [Republic of South Africa]

Holotype
Cypraea tigris var. ionthodes Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper [India]

Holotype
Cypraea pantherina var. juvenca Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cypraea pantherina Lightfoot, 1786
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cypraea isabella var. limpida Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cypraea isabella var. limpida Melvill, 1888
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Melvill, 1888: Sandwich Islands. [United States of America]

Holotype
Ovulum longirostratum Sowerby 1st, 1828
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Calcarovula longirostrata (Sowerby 1st, 1828)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Ovulidae

Type Locality: In Mari Adriatico

Holotype
Cypraea tigris var. lyncichroa Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper [India]

Holotype
Cypraea miliaris var. magistra Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Erosaria miliaris (Gmelin, 1791)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Japan [Japan]

Holotype
Hespererato martinicensis Schilder, 1933
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Hespererato martinicensis Schilder, 1933
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Triviidae

Type Locality: Martinique [Martinique]

Holotype
Cypraea helvola var. mascarena Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Erosaria helvola argella (Melvill, 1888)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Melvill, 1888: Native of the Mauritius. [Mauritius]

Holotype
Cypraea erosa var. nebrites Melvil, 1888
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Naria nebrites Melvill, 1888
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality:

Syntype(s) (possible)
Cypraea tigris var. nephelodes Lancaster, 1928
Current name: To be confirmed
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Queensland [Australia]

Holotype
Cypraea noumeensis Marie, 1869
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Monetaria annulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Noumea, Nouvae Caledoniae [New Caledonia]

Holotype
Cypraea ocellata var. palatha Melvill, 1888
Current name: Cypraea ocellata var. palatha Melvill, 1888
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given

Lectotype
Cypraea ocellata var. pelidna Melvill & Standen, 1904
Current name: Cypraea ocellata var. pelidna Melvill & Standen, 1904
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Karachi [Pakistan]

Lectotype
Cypraea erosa var. phagedaina Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Erosaria erosa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cypraea ocellata var. pretiosa Melvill, 1905
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Erosaria ocellata var. (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Locality unknown [Sri Lanka]

Holotype
Cypraea rashleighana Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Ovatipsa rashleighana (Melvill, 1888)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cypraea lamarckii var. redimita Melvill, 1888
Current name: Erosaria lamarckii var. redimita (Melvill, 1888)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given

Syntype(s)
Notoficula signyensis Oliver, 1983
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Notoficula signyensis Oliver, 1983
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Lamellariidae

Type Locality: Borge Bay, Signy Island, South Orkney Islands, Antarctica. 40-80m. 60º43’S 43º38’W. [Antarctica]

Holotype
Cypraea scurra var. standeni Melvill, 1905
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mauritia eglantina (Duclos, 1833)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cypraea erosa var. straminea Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Erosaria erosa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Mauritius deep water [Republic of Mauritius]

Holotype
Cypraea pantherina var. syringa Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cypraea pantherina Lightfoot, 1786
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cypraea thomasi Crosse, 1865
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Naria thomasi Crosse, 1865
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Lifu

Syntype(s)
Globovula tripolia Cate, 1973
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Globovula cavanaghi (Iredale, 1931)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Ovulidae

Type Locality: Gulf of Oran, NW Algeria, North Africa (35°45'N; 00°38'W) [Algeria]

Holotype
Cypraea asellus var. vespacea Melvill, 1905
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Palmadusta asellus vespacea (Melvill, 1905)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
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