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Shells of five species of sea snails in the family Cypraeidae, commonly known as cowries
Cowry shells.

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The Smithsonian Libraries, The Internet Archive

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Plate showing the shells of five species of sea snails in the family Cypraeidae, commonly known as cowries.
The name assigned by the author is given first, followed by the current name in parentheses:

  • 67. Cypraea ocellata (Naria ocellata)
  • 68. Cypraea poraria (Naria poraria)
  • 69. Cypraea childreni (Ipsa childreni)
  • 70. Cypraea mappa (Leporicypraea mappa)
  • 71. Cypraea pustulata (Jenneria pustulata)
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