Leporicypraea

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Leporicypraea
Cypraea mappa.jpg
A live individual of Leporicypraea mappa with the mantle mostly retracted
Leporicypraea mappa 01.JPG
Five views of a shell of Leporicypraea mappa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Cypraeoidea
Family: Cypraeidae
Subfamily: Cypraeinae
Genus: Leporicypraea
Iredale, 1930
Species

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Leporicypraea is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Cypraeidae, the cowries.[1] Species within this genus are commonly found in the Indo-Pacific region.

Species[edit]

Species of Leporicypraea include:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Soriano, J. L. (2006). "Consideraciones taxonómicas sobre la familia Cypraeidae Rafinesque, 1815 (Mollusca: Caenogastropoda), con una nueva propuesta de clasificación supragenérica" (PDF). Spira (in Spanish). Associación Catalana de Malacologia. 2 (1): 41–62. 
  2. ^ ONIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database. Accessed 26 September 2009