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Version 44.00 went live 9th November, 2018. Cypraeidae now in line with Felix Lorenz's "COWRIES A Guide to the Gastropod Family Cypraeidae" 2017

Vexillum (Costellaria) acupictum

(Reeve, L.A., 1845) Pinpricked Mitre Shell size 13 - 46 mm Red Sea - W Pacific
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyTURBINELLOIDEA
FamilyCOSTELLARIIDAE
open bookPage/Plate
Compendium of Seashellsp 206/3.4
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 128/2
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 162; Pl. 35/4
Guide to Australian Shellsp 53/6
Guide to Shells of Papua New Guineap 44/6
Shells of the Philippinesp 217/12
Shells of New Guinea & Central Pacificp 51/10
Mitridae Costellariidaep 21; C-4/1.3
Mitre Shells from the Pacific and Indian OceansPl. 33/2-4
Marine Molluscs of Mauritiusp 64/Pl. XIII
Shells of Vietnamp 180; Pl. 55/1
VisayaVol. 1/5, p 126/4
Synonyms
Vexillum pictum Reeve, L.A., 1844 : Philippines (lapsus)
Mitra autumnalis Dohrn, H., 1860
Mitridae Costellariidaep 21
Shells of Vietnamp 180
Acad. Nat. Sci. Phil.
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Natural History Museum Collection, UK
2 Natural History Museum Collection, UK
3 Eddie Hardy
4 Atoll Shells
5 Atoll Shells
6 Eurasia Shells - Mitroidea
7 Ricardo Vega Luz
8 Guido Poppe
9 Eurasia Shells - Mitroidea
10 Baroque Cabinet
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