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

Nassarius (Nassarius) optimus

(Sowerby, G.B. III, 1903) Shell size 20 - 30 mm N Australia - Philippines & New Caledonia
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyBUCCINOIDEA
FamilyNASSARIIDAE NASSARIINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Indonesian Shells Ip 93/4
Molluscs of Okinawap 99/2
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 80; Pl. 14/3
Bull. Auckland Inst. & Mus.Vol. 18, p 189
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 unattributed/auction
2 G Trappe
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