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Alcithoe arabica

(Gmelin, J.F., 1791) Arabic/Arab Volute Shell size 75 - 225 mm Ninety Mile Beach, North Island, New Zealand
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyVOLUTOIDEA
FamilyVOLUTIDAE CYMBIINAE ALCITHOINI
open bookPage/Plate
Systema Naturaeed. XIII, Leipzig, 1 pt 6, p 3461
A Conchological IconographyRecent Volutes of New Zealand, p 19-20; Pl. 2/2-4, 4/1-3,5-6; Pl. 7/1, 3-5, Pl. 8, Pl. 9/3-4,6-7, Pl. 10/3, Pl. 11/4, Pl. 12/1
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 362/2-3
Common Seashells of New Zealandp 19/2
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 250
Compendium of Seashellsp 220/1.1
Seashells of New Zealandp 114
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 113/6
Volutesp 32
Volutes, The Doute collectionp 23
Synonyms
Voluta pacifica Perry, G., 1810 (nomen nudum)
ArcanaPl. 30
Alcithoe rossiteri Brazier, J., 1898
Proc. Linn. Soc. New South WalesVol. 22/4, p 779-780
Fulgoraria arabica elongata Suter, H.H., 1913
Man. N.Z. Moll.p 446-447; Pl. 48/6
Alcithoe lutea Marwick, J., 1924
Trans. N.Z. Inst.Vol. 55, p 200; Pl. 17/17
Alcithoe acuta Marwick, J., 1926
Tert. Rec. Volutidae N.Z.p 295; Pl. 66/3
Alcithoe detrita Marwick, J., 1926
Tert. Rec. Volutidae N.Z.p 289; Pl. 66/6
Alcithoe transformis Marwick, J., 1926
Tert. Rec. Volutidae N.Z.p 293; Pl. 67/1
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 A Conchological Iconography
2 A Conchological Iconography
3 Mollusc Net Auctions
4 Eddie Hardy
5 A Conchological Iconography
6 A Conchological Iconography
7 Guido Poppe
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