Cypraea staphylaea

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Cypraea staphylaea from Malindi, Kenya
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: This photo shows a juvenile individual that is crawling actively, so its mantle with its large bulbous papillae is completely covering the shell.
 

Location:Malindi, Kenya
Photographer:Angelo de Faveri
Camera:Olympus E-620View EXIF properties
Taken on:September 3, 2010
Viewed:539 times
Posted:6 years ago
Updated:6 years ago

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Scientific Classification

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