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Blasicrura pallidula

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Cypraeidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Mollusca
Superfamily  Cypraeoidea
Genus  Blasicrura
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Similar  Blasicrura, Bistolida ursellus, Eclogavena coxeni, Erronea pallida, Erronea pyriformis

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Blasicrura pallidula, common name the little pallid cowry, is a species of sea snail, a cowry, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cypraeidae, the cowries.

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Subspecies

  • Blasicrura pallidula luchuana Kuroda, 1960
  • Blasicrura pallidula pallidula (Gaskoin, 1849-a)
  • Blasicrura pallidula rhinoceros (Souverbie, 1865)
  • Blasicrura pallidula vivia Steadmand and Cotton, 1943
  • Description

    Blasicrura pallidula has a shell reaching a size of 11 - 32 mm. It is oval, the dorsum surface is usually pale brown, while the base is white. In the living cowries the mantle has a blackish coloration.

    Distribution

    This species can be found in North Australia, Philippines, New Caledonia and Samoan Islands.

    References

    Blasicrura pallidula Wikipedia


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