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Janthina (Janthina) janthina

(Linnaeus, C., 1758) Common Purple Sea Snail; Common Janthina; Large Violet Snail Shell size 20 - 40 mm Worldwide Warm Seas; Galápagos
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA ORTHOGASTROPODA
OrderHYPSOGASTROPODA PTENOGLOSSA GROUP
SuperFamilyEPITONIOIDEA
FamilyJANTHINIDAE
open bookPage/Plate
Indonesian Shells Ip 45/14
Molluscs of Okinawap 82; 83/9
Philippine Marine MollusksVol. 1, p 108; Pl. 306/4
Colombian Seashells from the Caribbean Seap 89; 248/394
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 464/11-13
Marine Molluscs of Madeirap 95; Pl. 13/1-1b
Shells - Treasures of the Seap 129
Schelpen Encyclopedie (in Dutch)p 126
Common Seashells of New Zealandp 9/5
The Shell Handbookp 115
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 58
M.B. Pocket Guide to Shells of the Worldp 44
Sea Shells of Tropical West Americap 281/169
Sea Shells of the West Indiesp 90
Compendium of Seashellsp 70/2.4
Eyewitness handbooks - Shellsp 53
Seashells of New Zealandp 102
Joyas de Cuba - Moluscos Marinosp 98
The Recent Molluscan Marine Fauna of the Islas Galápagosp 33
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 55/24
Systematic List of Peruvian Marine Molluscs (in Spanish)p 29, 35
Australian Marine Shells Part 1p 281; Pl. 44/36
Malacological Fauna from the Cape Verde Archipelagop 111; 331/474
Audubon - Field Guide to North American ShellsPl. 312, 682; 448
Guide to Australian Shellsp 8/1
Shells of Gabonp 39/52
West African Seashellsp 136
Guide to Shells of Papua New Guineap 5/1
Shells of New Guinea & Central Pacificp 5/18
European Seashells Volume 1p 287/27
Sea Shells on the South African Shoresp 308
Sea Snails of PondicherryFig. 33
Seashells of South East Asiap 31
Shells of Vietnamp 108; Pl. 70/26-27, 30
Synonyms
Janthina violacea Röding, P.F., 1798 : Australia
Mus. Bolten II
Janthina ianthina Link, H.F., 1807
Shells of Vietnamp 108
Fragilis fragilis Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de, 1816
Australian Marine Shells Part 1p 281
Shells of Vietnamp 108
Janthina (Violetta) communis Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de, 1822 : St Helena
Shells of Vietnamp 108
Janthina penicephela Péron, F., 1824
Janthina alba Anton, H.E., 1838
Janthina rotundata Dillwyn, L.W., 1840
Janthina vulgaris Gray, J.E., 1847
Janthina planispirata Adams, A. & L.A. Reeve, 1850
Shells of Vietnamp 108
Janthina britannica Forbes, E. & S. Hanley, 1853
Janthina striolata Carpenter, P.P., 1857
Australian Marine Shells Part 1p 281
Janthina striulata Carpenter, P.P., 1857
Janthina striulata contorta (var.) Carpenter, P.P., 1857
Australian Marine Shells Part 1p 281
Acad. Nat. Sci. Phil.
Janthina affinis Reeve, L.A., 1858
Acad. Nat. Sci. Phil.
Janthina africana Reeve, L.A., 1858 : Zanzibar
Acad. Nat. Sci. Phil.
Janthina (Violetta) balteata Reeve, L.A., 1858 : Cape of Good Hope, Rep. South Africa
Molluscs of Okinawap 83/9
Shells of Japanp 135
Shells of Vietnamp 108
Janthina casta Reeve, L.A., 1858
Janthina coeruleata Reeve, L.A., 1858
Janthina depressa Reeve, L.A., 1858
Shells of Vietnamp 109
Janthina fibula Reeve, L.A., 1858
Janthina grandis Reeve, L.A., 1858
Acad. Nat. Sci. Phil.
Janthina involuta Reeve, L.A., 1858
Acad. Nat. Sci. Phil.
Janthina roseola Reeve, L.A., 1858
Acad. Nat. Sci. Phil.
Janthina smithiae Reeve, L.A., 1858
Acad. Nat. Sci. Phil.
Janthina trochoidea Reeve, L.A., 1858
Janthina carpenteri Mörch, O.A.L., 1860
Australian Marine Shells Part 1p 281
Shells of Vietnamp 109
Janthina costae Mörch, O.A.L., 1860
Janthina orbignyi Mörch, O.A.L., 1860
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 S & A Nappo Collection
2 Eddie Hardy
3 Eddie Hardy
4 Seashells of New South Wales
5 Alberto Villari
6 @ Igor V. Ilyukhin
7 S & A Nappo Collection
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