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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

Conus (Kalloconus) pulcher pulcher

([Lightfoot, J.], 1786) Prometheus/Butterfly Cone Shell size 29 - 260 mm W Sahara - Angola
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyCONOIDEA
FamilyCONIDAE CONINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Cat. Portland Mus.p 171/3700; 1790/3844
A Conchological IconographyWest African and Mediterranean Conus, p 67-68; Pl. 18-21
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 425/10
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 266
Eyewitness handbooks - Shellsp 192
M.B. Pocket Guide to Shells of the Worldp 136
Compendium of Seashellsp 265/1.3
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 143/11
West African Seashellsp 211
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 229
The Cones of Senegalp 31
Vita MarinaVol. 44/3, p 49
Synonyms
Conus prometheus "S" [Lightfoot, J.], 1786
Cat. Portland Mus.p 9/181; 39/940; 50/1181
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 225
Conus protheus "S" [Lightfoot, J.], 1786 (nomen nudum)
Cat. Portland Mus.p 105/2307; 146/3219; 153/3352; 158/3452
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 226
Conus leoninus Gmelin, J.F., 1791 : Indian Ocean
Systema Naturaeed. XIII, Leipzig, 1 pt 6, p 3386/27
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 162
Conus papilionaceus Hwass, C.H. in Bruguière, J.G., 1792 : W Africa
Encyclopédie MéthodiqueVol. 1, p 665/60
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 266
Shells of Gabonp 95/171a
West African Seashellsp 211
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 208
Conus prometheus Hwass, C.H. in Bruguière, J.G., 1792 : S & W Africa
Encyclopédie MéthodiqueVol. 1, p 667/61
Shells of Gabonp 95/171b
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 225
Conus archithalassus indiae Röding, P.F., 1798
Mus. Bolten IIp 43 545/57
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 144
Conus archithalassius Link, H.F., 1807
Beschr. Nat.-Samml. Univ. RostokVol. 3, p 102
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 37
Conus fluctifer Dillwyn, L.W., 1817
Desc. Cat. Recent Shells, LondonVol. 1, p 382/49
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 118
Conus pseudothomas "Chemnitz, J.H." Dillwyn, L.W., 1817 (nomen nudum)
Desc. Cat. Recent Shells, LondonVol. 1, p 381/48
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 228
Conus grandis Sowerby, G.B. I, 1823
The Genera of Recent and Fossil ShellsVol. 2 Conus, pt. 26, Pl. 266/2
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 131
Conus nicolii Wilson, J., 1831
Illust. Zool.Pl. 36
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 194
Conus bicolor Sowerby, G.B. I & II, 1833 (juvenile)
Conch. Illustr. (London)(Conus), Pl. 28/18
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 52
Conus breviculus Sowerby, G.B. I & II, 1833
Conch. Illustr. (London)(Conus), Pl. 37/55
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 57
Conus papillaris Sowerby, G.B. I, 1833 (nomen dubium)
Conch. Illustr. (London)(Conus), Pl. 37/54
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 208
Conus pseudothomae "Chemnitz, J.H." Sowerby, G.B. II, 1858 : W Africa (nomen nudum)
Thesaurus Conchyliorum, LondonVol. 3 (Conus) pt 18, p 54; Pl. 11 (197) 233
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 228
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Coneshells - Knights of the Sea
2 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
3 A Conchological Iconography
4 Alboran Shells
5 Eddie Hardy
6 Atoll Shells
7 Aegean Shells
8 Cone Collector's Guide
9 Conus marmoreus
10 Coneshell.Net
11 Conus marmoreus
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