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Common Egg Cowries A pair of Egg Cowries - Heniochus diphreutes.<br />
They have smooth and shiny shells and black coloured mantel and in this pictures, with yellow spots on the black mantel. Common Egg Cowrie,Geotagged,Mozambique,Ovula ovum,Ponta do Ouro,Summer Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Common Egg Cowries

A pair of Egg Cowries - Heniochus diphreutes.
They have smooth and shiny shells and black coloured mantel and in this pictures, with yellow spots on the black mantel.

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''Ovula ovum'', common name the common egg cowrie, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Ovulidae, the ovulids, cowry allies or false cowries.{{WRMS species|216904|''Ovula ovum'' |||WoRMS . Ovula ovum . Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216904 on 5 June 2010}}

Similar species: Littorinimorpha
Species identified by Albert Kang
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Uploaded Sep 26, 2016. Captured Mar 16, 2014 21:54 in Lighthouse Rd, Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique.
  • DSC-RX100
  • f/5.6
  • 1/100s
  • ISO160
  • 10.4mm