Naria (gastropod)

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Erosaria erosa chlorizans 01.JPG
Five views of a shell of Naria erosa
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda
Order: Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Cypraeoidea
Family: Cypraeidae
Genus: Naria
Gray, 1837
Type species
Naria irrorata
(Gray, 1828)
  • Albacypraea Steadman & Cotton, 1946
  • Aricia (Erosaria) Troschel, 1863
  • Brugnonia Jeffreys, 1883
  • Cupinota Iredale, 1939
  • Cypraea (Erosaria) Troschel, 1863
  • Cypraea (Naria) Gray, 1837
  • Cypraea (Ocellaria) Weinkauff, 1881 (invalid: junior homonym of Ocellaria Ramond, 1801 [Porifera])
  • Erosaria Troschel, 1863
  • Erosaria (Erosaria) Troschel, 1863
  • Erosaria (Ocellaria) Weinkauff, 1881
  • Paulonaria Iredale, 1930

Naria is a genus of sea snails, cowries, marine gastropod mollusks in the subfamily Erosariinae of the family Cypraeidae, the cowries.[1]


Species within the genus Naria include:[1]


  1. ^ a b c Naria Gray, 1837. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 6 January 2019.
  • Broderip W.J. (1837). Cypraeidae, pp. 254–259, In: C. Knight (ed.), The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge. C. Knight, London. Vol. 8, 510 pp.
  • Lorenz, F. (2017). Cowries. A guide to the gastropod family Cypraeidae. Volume 1, Biology and systematics. Harxheim: ConchBooks. 644 pp.

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