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Mauritia histrio (harlequin cowry, stage cowry)
Subject: Mauritia histrio (harlequin cowry, stage cowry)
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Mauritia histrio 01 - Mauritia histrio (harlequin cowry, stage cowry).JPG
Resolution: 5500x4649 File Size: 8387042 Bytes Date: 2011:04:02 09:51:53 Camera: Canon EOS 500D (Canon) F number: f/5.6 Exposure: 1/10 sec Focal Length: 55/1 Upload Date: 2017:02:22 17:56:54

Mauritia histrio (harlequin cowry, stage cowry)

Mauritia histrio (Gmelin, 1791)
Deutsch: Länge 6,5 cm; Herkunft: Indischer Ozean.
English: Minstrel Cowry; Length 6.5 cm; Originating from the Indian Ocean; Shell of own collection, therefore not geocoded.
Dorsal, lateral (right side), ventral, back, and front view.
Français : Coquille de Mauritia histrio (Cypraeidae), récoltée dans l'Océan Indien. Longueur : 6,5 cm. De gauche à droite et de haut en bas : vues dorsale, latérale (droite) ventrale, arrière et avant.
Date 2 April 2011
Author H. Zell

Mauritia histrio, common name the harlequin cowry or the stage cowry or Minstrel cowrie, is a species of sea snail, a cowry, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cypraeidae, the cowries. Superfamily: Cypraeoidea, Family: Cypraeidae, Genus: Mauritia, Species: Mauritia histrio (Gmelin, 1791).
Cypraea histrio Gmelin, 1791 (basionym)
Cypraea reticulata Martyn, 1784
Cypraea amethystea Linnaeus, 1758
Cypraea histrio Gmelin, 1791
Cypraea oculata Röding, P.F., 1798
Cypraea undosa Röding, P.F., 1798
Cypraea arlequina Mörch, O.A.L., 1852
Arabica westralis Iredale, 1935
Mauritia (Arabica) histrio var. duploreticulata Coen, 1949

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