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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

Metula metula

(Hinds, R.B., 1844) Shell size 17 mm Taiwan; WC Americas
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyBUCCINOIDEA
FamilyCOLUBRARIIDAE
open bookPage/Plate
Voyage of "HMS Sulphur"p 31; Pl. 16/13-14
Sea Shells of Tropical West Americap 405/558
Small Turrids of TaiwanCh. 10:99/111
Synonyms
Metula hindsii Adams, H.G. & A. Adams, 1853
Genera of Recent ShellsVol. 1, p 81 (listed only)
Murex exiguus Garrett, A., 1857 (renamed)
Proc. Calif. Acad. Nat. Sci.Vol. 1, p 102
Anarithma maesi Drivas, J. & M. Jay, 1896 : Réunion
Catalog of recent and fossil turridsp 588
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Natural History Museum, Rotterdam
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