Trivia monacha (da Costa, 1778)
(spotted cowrie)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesTrivia monacha (spotted cowrie)
GenusTrivia (a genus of molluscs)
FamilyTRIVIIDAE (a family of molluscs)
OrderLITTORINIMORPHA (an order of molluscs)
ClassGASTROPODA (slugs and snails)
PhylumMOLLUSCA (slugs, snails, bivalves, octopus, sea slugs)
SuperphylumLOPHOTROCHOZOA (molluscs and relatives)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Trivia monacha (Spotted Cowrie) :
1: Trivia monacha (Spotted Cowrie)
11 Feb 2013 OSGR: SY67 50° 30' N, 2° 30' W Vice County: Dorset (VC 9) England
under rock exposed at ELWS
Image 1: Dorsal view - enlargedImage 2: Dorsal view - enlarged (2)Image 3: Dorsal view - enlarged (3)
2: Trivia monacha (Spotted Cowrie)
8 Apr 2012 OSGR: SY67 50° 30' N, 2° 30' W Vice County: Dorset (VC 9) England
living animals
Image 1: Active animal - anterior view - enlargedImage 2: Active animal - antero-dorsal view - enlargedImage 3: Active animal - antero-dorsal view - enlarged (2)Image 4: Active animal - antero-dorsal view - enlarged (3)Image 5: Active animal - dorso-lateral view - enlargedImage 6: Active animal - dorso-lateral view - enlarged (2)Image 7: Active animal - dorso-lateral view - enlarged (3)Image 8: Active animal - dorso-lateral view - enlarged (4)Image 9: Active animal - dorso-lateral view - enlarged (5)Image 10: Active animal - lateral view - enlarged
3: Trivia monacha (Spotted Cowrie)
20 Jan 2011 OSGR: SY67 50° 30' N, 2° 30' W Vice County: Dorset (VC 9) England
on old ?concrete substrate, just exposed at low spring tide
Image 1: Dorsal view - close-up - enlargedImage 2: Dorsal view - close-up - enlarged (2)
4: Trivia monacha (Spotted Cowrie)
26 Apr 2010 OSGR: SY67 50° 40' N, 2° 30' W Vice County: Dorset (VC 9) England
Hanging onto solitary tunicate
Image 1: Hanging onto solitary tunicateImage 2: Top viewImage 3: Top view (2)Image 4: Side view - close-up - enlarged
5: Trivia monacha (Spotted Cowrie)
31 Mar 2010 OSGR: SY67 50° 40' N, 2° 30' W Vice County: Dorset (VC 9) England
on old breakwater
Image 1: Image 2: Image 3: Image 4: Image 5: In situ - close-up - enlargedImage 6: In situ - close-up - enlarged (2)Image 7: Living animals - in situ - close-up - enlarged
6: Trivia monacha (Spotted Cowrie)
16 May 2008 OSGR: NS24 55° 40' N, 4° 50' W Vice County: Ayrshire (VC 75) England
Active animal
Image 1: Side view - close-upImage 2: Crawling animal - front three-quarter view - close-up - enlargedImage 3: Crawling animal - side view - close-up - enlargedImage 4: Crawling animal - top view - close-up - enlargedImage 5: Crawling animal - upper side view - close-up - enlarged
7: Trivia monacha (Spotted Cowrie)
23 Apr 2008 OSGR: SZ07 50° 40' N, 1° 60' W Vice County: Dorset (VC 9) England
2 shells washed up on the beach after storms
Image 1: Shell - dry - dorsal view - enlarged - black backgroundImage 2: Shell - moist - dorsal view - enlarged - black backgroundImage 3: Shell - moist - dorsal view - enlarged - black background (2)Image 4: Two shells - moist - dorsal views - enlarged - black backgroundImage 5: Two shells - ventral views - enlarged - black background
8: Trivia monacha (Spotted Cowrie)
11 Jul 1969 Vice County: West Cork (VC H03) Eire
on Saccorhiza polyschides in tidal rapids
Image 1: Living animals

Trivia monacha (Spotted Cowrie) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

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