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Release 39.03 went live 2nd November, 2016

Babylonia spirata spirata

(Linnaeus, C., 1758) Spiral Babylon Shell size 33 - 75 mm Pakistan - Sri Lanka - Taiwan
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA ORTHOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyMURICOIDEA
FamilyBABYLONIIDAE
open bookPage/Plate
Atlas of the Persian Gulf Molluscsp 86
Indonesian Shells Ip 91/5
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 292/2, 5
Schelpen Encyclopedie (in Dutch)p 152
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 196
M.B. Pocket Guide to Shells of the Worldp 105
Compendium of Seashellsp 173/3.1
Eyewitness handbooks - Shellsp 135
The Shell Handbookp 128
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 101/12
Philippine Marine Molluscs Vol. 1Vol. 4, Add. 1
The Book of Indian Shellsp 69/10
Sea Snails of PondicherryFig. 144
Seashells of South East Asiap 63
National Science Museum, TokyoVol. 8/2, p 117; Pl. 1/5-6
Synonyms
Nassa molliana Chemnitz, J.H., 1780 : Coromandel Coast, SE India
Neues Syst. Conch.-Cab.Bd. 4, p 13-15; tab.122, fig 1118
Ancilla pallida Perry, G., 1811
Conchology, Nat. Hist. ShellsPl. 31/3
Nassa canaliculata Schumacher, H.C.F., 1817 : Red Sea; Arabian Sea; Sri Lanka; Thailand
Ess. Nov. Syst. Vers Testac.p 224
Schelpen Encyclopedie (in Dutch)p 153
Spotters Guide to Shellsp 22
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 196
The Shell Handbookp 128
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 101/5
National Science Museum, TokyoVol. 8/2, p 117-8; Pl. 1/1
Babylonia valentina Shikama, T. & M. Horikoshi, 1963
National Science Museum, TokyoVol. 8/2, p 117
Babylonia spirata balinensis Cossignani, T., 2009 : Indonesia
Malacologia Mostra MondialeVol. 64, p 31-32
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Atoll Shells
2 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
3 Malacologia Mostra Mondiale
4 George Sangiouloglou
5 Taiwan Malacofauna Database
6 Femorale
7 Atoll Shells
8 Guido Poppe