Palmadusta contaminata

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Palmadusta contaminata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Cypraeoidea
Family: Cypraeidae
Genus: Palmadusta
Species: P. contaminata
Binomial name
Palmadusta contaminata
(Sowerby, 1832)

Cypraea contaminata Sowerby, 1832

Palmadusta contaminata is a species of sea snail, a cowry, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cypraeidae, the cowries.[1]

  • Palmadusta contaminata contaminata (Sowerby I, 1832)
  • Palmadusta contaminata distans Schilder



This species occurs in the Indian Ocean along the Mascarene Basin, Mauritius, Réunion and Tanzania.


  1. ^ a b Palmadusta contaminata . WoRMS (2009). Palmadusta contaminata. Accessed through the World Register of Marine Species at on 11 October 2010.

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