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Erosaria eburnea

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Cypraeidae
Scientific name  Erosaria eburnea
Phylum  Mollusca
Superfamily  Cypraeoidea
Genus  Erosaria
Rank  Species
Erosaria eburnea
Similar  Erosaria ocellata, Erronea cylindrica, Erosaria helvola, Notocypraea angustata, Erosaria miliaris

Erosaria eburnea, common name ivory cowry, is a species of sea snail, a cowry, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cypraeidae, the cowries.

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Description

Erosaria eburnea has a shell reaching a size of about 35-45 mm. The coloration of this shell is light white. In the living cowries the mantle is brown or greyish, with paler finger-like projections.

Distribution

This species can be found in the South Pacific Ocean, as far north as Palau, and as far east as Fiji.

References

Erosaria eburnea Wikipedia


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