Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Cypraeovula
Family: Cypraeidae (Mollusca/Gastropoda)
Taxon : Marine Molluscs
Group : Animal

SPECIES
edentula
NOTES

A smooth pyriform shell with a sunken spire which grows to 25 mm. The outer lip may have indentations along the inner edge. An infratidal species which probably feeds on sponges. An endemic species.


AUTHORITY
(Gray, 1825)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Speckled with brown spots. Base is white
Colour: Orange
Notes: Sometimes brown
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Toothless cowrie
Kaurie sonder tande
Cowrie
Habitat
NOTES: Collected 1989 on the beach at the river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Cypraea edentula
Cypraea algonensis
Luponia edentula



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