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

Maxwellia gemma

(Sowerby, G.B. II, 1879) Gem Murex Shell size 16 - 47 mm C California, USA - Baja California, Mexico
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyMURICOIDEA
FamilyMURICIDAE MURICOPSINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Thesaurus Conchyliorum, LondonVol. 4, p 32
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 263/14
Schelpen Encyclopedie (in Dutch)p 138
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 90/9
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 174
Compendium of Seashellsp 143/3.3
Audubon - Field Guide to North American ShellsPl. 31; 522
Murex Shells of the Worldp 155-156; Pl. 19/17
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Natural History Museum Collection, UK
2 @ Igor V. Ilyukhin
3 Guido Poppe
4 Aegean Shells
5 Femorale
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