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Lyncina leviathan leviathan

(Schilder, F.A. & M. Schilder, 1937) Monster/Leviathan Cowry Shell size 35 - 100 mm Hawaii - E Africa - Red Sea
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderLITTORINIMORPHA
SuperFamilyCYPRAEOIDEA
FamilyCYPRAEIDAE LURIINAE AUSTROCYPRAEINI
open bookPage/Plate
Zool. AnzeigerVol. 119, p 190
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 1 Biology and Systematics, p 380-381
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 2 Shells and Animals, Pl. 148/5-10
Philippine Marine MollusksVol. 1, p 103; Pl. 118/5-6
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 102
Compendium of Seashellsp 98/1.2
Shells of the Philippinesp 89/13c
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 273/17-18, 38
Cowriesp 121
Shells of Vietnamp 72; Pl. 19/8
Gloria MarisVol. 32, p 35; 40; Pl. 4/1-2
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 @ Roger Rule
2 George Sangiouloglou
3 Kijineko's Cowries Collection
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