Erosaria macandrewi

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Erosaria macandrewi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Cypraeoidea
Family: Cypraeidae
Genus: Erosaria
Species: E. macandrewi
Binomial name
Erosaria macandrewi
(Sowerby III, 1870)

Cypraea macandrewi Sowerby, 1870 (basionym)

Erosaria macandrewi, common name : MacAndrew's cowry, is a species of sea snail, a cowry, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cypraeidae, the cowries.[1]


The shell size varies between 9 mm and 27 mm


This species occurs in the Red Sea, Oman, Djibouti and along Eritrea.


  1. ^ a b Erosaria macandrewi (Sowerby, 1870). WoRMS (2009). Erosaria macandrewi (Sowerby, 1870). Accessed through the World Register of Marine Species at on 19 October 2010.

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