Lyncina camelopardalis

Family : Cypraeidae

 

Lyncina vitellus, Cypraeidae

Present in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Somalia and Madagascar, the Lyncina camelopardalis is a cowry living among the madrepores up to 30-40 m of depth. Of medium size, the shell has the back hazel-coloured with clear spots. The mantle covering the animal during the displacements is dark with pale camouflaging zones and sensory papillae © Giuseppe Mazza

 

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