Cypraeidae


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Noun1.Cypraeidae - family of marine gastropods comprising the cowries
mollusk family - a family of mollusks
order Pectinibranchia, Pectinibranchia - large order of gastropods comprising univalve mollusks that have a single gill resembling a comb
Cypraea, genus Cypraea - type genus of the family Cypraeidae: the typical cowries
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Molecular systematics of cowries (Gastropoda: Cypraeidae) and diversification patterns in the tropics.
annulus, known as the gold ring cowrie, is a small Cypraea type and belongs to the Cypraeidae family [32,33].
Families Cypraeidae and Lottiidae were represented by 3 species each.
The most number of families Trochidae, Turbinidae, Cypraeidae, Olividae and Conidae are concentrated in stations of intertidal sandy beaches suitable for their habitats.
The most speciose families were the Cypraeidae (seven species), Ranellidae (seven), Muricidae (seven) and Trochidae (six).
In cowries (Family Cypraeidae, Subfamily Cypraeinae), the spire is generally concealed in mature individuals by the most recent shell growth.
Geographic variation of shell morphology in Cypraea annulus (Gastropoda: Cypraeidae).
A new species of cowry (Mollusca: Cypraeidae: Cypraea, subgenus Nesiocypraea) from southern Mojambique.
15 0,36 10 0,79 13 Ruditapes decussatus 2113 51,32 167 13,29 1219 Scrobicularia plana 2 0,04 1 0,07 1 Solen marginatus 531 12,89 127 10,11 200 Veneridae 3 0,07 3 0,23 3 Venus verrucosa 2 0,04 2 0,15 9 Total bivalvos marinos 3392 82,39 700 55,73 5561 Gasteropodos marinos NR %NR NMI %NMI Peso Bolinus brandaris 17 0,41 17 1,35 142 Cerithium vulgatum 47 1,14 47 3,75 107 Columbella rus-tica 1 0,02 1 0,07 1 Conus mediterraneus 1 0,02 1 0,07 2 Cymatium parthenopeum 1 0,02 1 0,07 4 Cypraeidae 1 0,02 1 0,07 1 Charonia lampas 19 0,46 16 1,28 483 Gasteropodo indeterminado 2 0,04 2 0,15 5 Hexaplex trunculus 247 5,99 155 12,34 1253 Muricidae 1 0,02 1 0,07 1 Nassarius reticulatus 11 0,26 11 0,87 14 Ocenebra erinacea 2 0,04 2 0,15 3 Osilinus lineatus 320 7,77 250 19,9 1503 Osilinus sp.
Hubo varias familias (Buccinidae, Bullidae, Cerithiidae, Columbellidae, Cypraeidae, Diogenidae, Mithracidae, Modullidae, Muricidae, Ophiothricidae, Paguridae, Polyplacophora, Rissoidae, y Thaidinae) cuya contribucion porcentual fue muy baja (1-2%), y que ademas solo se presentaron en uno o dos meses de muestreo.