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Cypraeovula capensis (Gray, 1828) | by Gabriel Paladino Photography
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Cypraeovula capensis (Gray, 1828)

• Cape Cowry

 

Scientific classification

Superdomain: Neomura

Domain: Eukaryota

(unranked): Opisthokonta

(unranked) Holozoa

(unranked) Filozoa

Kingdom: Animalia

Subkingdom: Eumetazoa

(unranked): Bilateria

(unranked): Protostomia

Superphylum: Lophotrochozoa

Phylum: Mollusca

Subphylum: Conchifera

Class: Gastropoda

Subclass: Orthogastropoda

Order: Littorinimorpha

Superfamily: Cypraeoidea

Family:Cypraeidae

Subfamily: Pustulariinae

Tribe: Cypraeovulini

Genus: Cypraeovula

Species: C. capensis

 

28,4mm

 

Phillips Reef, Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

 

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Uploaded on April 16, 2020