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Serpent's Head Cowry

Monetaria caputserpentis (Linnaeus 1758)

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Monetaria caputserpentis (Serpent's Head Cowry) is a species of Gastropoda in the family cowries. They are native to Kermadec Islands. Dead Serpent's Head Cowry form shallow marine sediments. They are omnivores. They have 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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Serpent's-Head Cowry. View this species on GBIF