Cypraea talpa

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Cypraea talpa from Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: This species is commonly known as the Mole Cowrie. Both these individuals have their mantle lobes extended so the shells are completely hidden.
 

Comment from the photographer: Fanforest Pinnacle
 

Location:Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar
Photographer:Hans Tibboel
Camera:Canon PowerShot A620View EXIF properties
Taken on:April 25, 2007
Viewed:689 times
Posted:7 years ago
Updated:7 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Prosobranchia
Order:Sorbeoconcha
Family:Cypraeidae
Species:Cypraea talpa