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Cypraecassis tenuis (W. Wood, 1828) | by Gabriel Paladino Photography
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Cypraecassis tenuis (W. Wood, 1828)

• Galapagos Cowrie-helmet / Thin-Shelled Cowrie-helmet

 

Scientific classification:

Kingdom:Animalia

Phylum:Mollusca

Class:Gastropoda

Subclass: Caenogastropoda

Order: Littorinimorpha

Superfamily:Tonnoidea

Family:Cassidae

Subfamily:Cassinae

Genus:Cypraecassis

Species:C. tenuis

 

82mm

 

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

 

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Taken on June 23, 2021