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Version 44.00 went live 9th November, 2018. Cypraeidae now in line with Felix Lorenz's "COWRIES A Guide to the Gastropod Family Cypraeidae" 2017

Euplica varians

(Sowerby, G.B. I, 1832) Shell size 6 - 11 mm N KwaZulu-Natal, Rep. South Africa - E Africa; Indo-W Pacific
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyBUCCINOIDEA
FamilyCOLUMBELLIDAE COLUMBELLINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Proc. Zool. Soc. LondonVol. 16, p 118 (not fig.)
Mini-shells and small shells of Hengchun Peninsula, Taiwanp 169
Molluscs of Okinawap 103/6
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 201/12
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 188
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 107; Pl. 16/20
Sea Shells on the South African Shoresp 423
Synonyms
Columbella nana Duclos, P.L., 1840 : Indonesia
Hist. Nat. coquilles univalves Mar.Columbella, Pl. 8/4-6
Columbella souverbiei Crosse, H., 1865 : New Caledonia
J. Conchyl. ParisVol. 13, p 161-163; Pl. 5/9
Columbella nodulosa Nowell-Usticke, G.W., 1959 : Virgin Islands
Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist.Vol. 262, p 107
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Femorale
2 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
3 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
4 Seashells of New South Wales
5 Seashells of New South Wales
6 Femorale
7 BIGAI
8 @ Sharpe Shells
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