Image of <i>Cypraecassis testiculus</i> ssp. <i>senegalica</i> (Gmelin 1791)
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Reticulate Cowrie Helmet

Cypraecassis testiculus (Linnaeus 1758)

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Cypraecassis testiculus (Reticulate Cowrie Helmet) is a species of Gastropoda in the family helmet shells. Reticulate Cowrie Helmet form shallow marine sediments. It is a mobile prey feeder. Individuals can grow to 11.2 g. Reticulate Cowrie Helmet has sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 33 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of reticulate cowrie-helmet. View this species on GBIF