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Version 44.01 went live 5th December, 2018. Cypraeidae now fully in line with Felix Lorenz's "COWRIES ..." 2017

Nassarius castus

(Gould, A.A., 1850) Shell size 17 - 41 mm Red Sea; Réunion; Indo-W Pacific
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyBUCCINOIDEA
FamilyNASSARIIDAE NASSARIINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.Vol. 3, p 154
Atlas of the Persian Gulf Molluscsp 91
Philippine Marine MollusksVol. 5, Pl. 1489/3-4
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 231/13
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 86; Pl. 14/21
La ConchigliaVol. 29/283, p 39
Synonyms
Nassarius (Zeuxis) nodiferus "Powys, W.L." Bosch, D.T. & E. Bosch, 1835 : Indo-Pacific; not Galápagos
Molluscs of Okinawap 98/4
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 235/15
The Recent Molluscan Marine Fauna of the Islas Galápagosp 53
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 86
Shells of Taiwan Illustrated in Colourp 335/15-16, 19-20
The Book of Indian Shellsp 75/11
Shells of Vietnamp 147; Pl. 44/29, 32
Nassa costata Adams, A., 1852
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 86
Shells of Vietnamp 147
Mem. San Diego Soc. Nat. Hist.Vol. 10, p 83
Nassa stolida Adams, A., 1852
Shells of Vietnamp 147
Nassa vitiensis Rousseau, 1854
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 86
Nassa elongata Marrat, F.P., 1874 : Santa Catalina Island and Cortez Bank, California, USA
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 86
Nassa stoliczkana Nevill, G. & H. Nevill, 1874
Shells of Vietnamp 147
Nassa sinensis Marrat, F.P., 1877 : East China Sea
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 86
Nassa lactea Marrat, F.P., 1880
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 86
Nassa oriens Marrat, F.P., 1880
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 86
Nassa levukensis Watson, R.B., 1882
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 86
Nassa verbeekii Martin, K., 1895
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 86
Nassarius thaumasius Sturany, R., 1900 : Red Sea
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 86
La ConchigliaVol. 29/283, p 39
Nassa maldivensis Smith, E.A., 1903
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 86
Nassa mulukuensis Smith, E.A., 1903
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 86
Nassa incognita Thiele, J., 1925
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 86
Nassarius caelatus dainitiensis Makiyama, J., 1927
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 86
Nassarius minoensis Itoigawa, J., 1960
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 86
Nassarius miyazakiensis Shuto, T., 1962
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 86
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
2 BIGAI
3 Guido Poppe
4 Mollusques de l'Île de la Réunion
5 Natural History Museum, Rotterdam
6 G Trappe
7 Guido Poppe
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