Common name of Cypraea moneta
Common Name Money cowrie
Language English
Type FAO
Official Trade Name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country Global
Ref. Poutiers, J.M., 1998
Life Stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core primary lexeme
1st Modifier color pattern(s)
2nd Modifier
Remarks 'cowrie' from Hindi 'kauri' from Sanskrit 'kapardika', dimunitive of 'kapardah', i.e., shell, used in the English language from the 17th century. Also Ref. 101110.
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia
Modified by Parducho, Vina Angelica
Checked by Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer
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