Erosaria poraria   (Linnaeus,  1758) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

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Synonym (s)
Cypraea (Erronea) mbalavensis Ladd, 1945
Cypraea (Luponia) poraria var. insignis Dautzenberg, 1902
Cypraea coeca Roding, 1798
Cypraea poraria Linnaeus, 1758
Cypraea poraria var. kauaiensis Melvill, 1888
Cypraea poraria var. vibex Kenyon, 1902
Cypraea scarabaeus Bory de Saint-Vincen, 1827
Cypraea wilhelmina Kenyon, 1897
Erosaria poraria theoreta Iredale, 1939

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Lakshadweep INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2002) Lakshadweep Islands biodiversity strategy and action plan (Version: 3)
  • Tikadar, BK; Daniel, A and Subbarao, NV (1986) Sea shore animals of Andaman and Nicobar Islands The Director, ZSI, Kolkatta 188 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • OBIS Indo-Pacific molluscan database: Taxa reported from regions in India (W) Available at -
  • OBIS Indo-Pacific molluscan database Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Eddie, H Hardy's internet guide to marine gastropods Available at -

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