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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

Chicoreus (Rhizophorimurex) capucinus

(Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de, 1822) Mangrove Murex Shell size 40 - 120 mm Philippines - Australia - Fiji
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyMURICOIDEA
FamilyMURICIDAE MURICINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Hist. Nat. Anim. Sans Vert.Vol. 7, p 164
Indonesian Shells Ip 81/13
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 242/4
Shells of the World - Volume 2 (in Japanese)p 54/9
Schelpen Encyclopedie (in Dutch)p 134
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 162
Compendium of Seashellsp 136/2.4
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 88/12
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 27; Pl. 3/12
Guide to Australian Shellsp 35/5
Guide to Shells of Papua New Guineap 27/5
Shells of the Philippinesp 133/15
Murex Shells of the Worldp 80-81; Pl. 15/13
Chicoreus and related genera in Indo-West Pacificp 107; 162/369-373; 163/374-375
Seashells of South East Asiap 57
Shells of Vietnamp 114; Pl. 36/2
Synonyms
Murex castaneus Sowerby, G.B. II, 1834
Shells of Vietnamp 114
Murex lignarius Adams, A., 1853
Proc. Zool. Soc. LondonVol. 19, p 267-272
Shells of Vietnamp 114
Murex bituberculatus Baker, F.C., 1891
Shells of Vietnamp 114
Murex permaestus Hedley, C., 1915 : W Pacific (unnecessary nomen novum)
Proc. Linn. Soc. New South WalesVol. 39, p 745
Shells of New Guinea & Central Pacificp 37/10
Shells of Vietnamp 114
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Shells Passion
2 Femorale
3 Femorale
4 Mike's Seashell Collection
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