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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 (Triplex) torrefactus

(Sowerby, G.B. II, 1841) Firebrand Murex Shell size 60 - 160 mm Throughout Indo-W Pacific
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyMURICOIDEA
FamilyMURICIDAE MURICINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Proc. Zool. Soc. LondonVol. 8, p 141; Pl. 199/120
Indonesian Shells Ip 81/11
Molluscs of Okinawap 92/6
Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the WorldPart MURICINAE, p 358; Pl. 57/1-15
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 247/9
Compendium of Seashellsp 136/3.1
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 162
Guide to Australian Shellsp 34/3
Shells of Taiwan Illustrated in Colourp 309/6, 9
Guide to Shells of Papua New Guineap 26/3
Shells of New Guinea & Central Pacificp 37/4
Chicoreus and related genera in Indo-West Pacificp 56; 149/282-285; 151/296-297; 153/306-308
Sea Shells on the South African Shoresp 336
Seashells of South East Asiap 57
Shells of Vietnamp 116; Pl. 33/5
NovapexVol. 9/2-3, p 56
Conch. Illustr. (London)Murex, Pl. 199/120
Synonyms
Chicoreus carneolus Röding, P.F., 1798
Shells of Vietnamp 116
Murex affinis Reeve, L.A., 1846
Shells of Vietnamp 116
Murex tubulatus Mörch, O.A.L., 1852
Murex rochebruni Poirier, J., 1882 : Madagascar
Nouv. Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat.Sér. 2 5, p 57; Pl. 5/1a-1b
Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the WorldPart MURICINAE, Pl. 57/1
Shells of Vietnamp 116
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
2 Zonatus
3 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
4 Shells Italia
5 Guido Poppe
6 Eddie Hardy
7 @ Sharpe Shells
8 Guido Poppe
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