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Conus (Turriconus) excelsus

Sowerby, G.B. III, 1908 Illustrious Cone Shell size 28 - 102 mm Japan - Queensland, Australia; New Caledonia; Solomons
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyCONOIDEA
FamilyCONIDAE CONINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist.Vol. 8/1, p 465/95
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 406/13
The Shell Handbookp 188
Compendium of Seashellsp 264/2.1
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 314
Shells of the Philippinesp 227/1
Conidae; Volume 1:Indo-Pacific Regionp 379/24-28
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 110
Synonyms
Conus pulcherrimus Brazier, J., 1894 : New Hebrides
Proc. Linn. Soc. New South WalesVol. 9 (2) No. 2, p 187
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 229
Conus (Asprella) tannaensis Cotton, B.C., 1945 : New Hebrides
Rec. S. Aust. Mus.Vol. 8/2, p 270; Pl. 4/3
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 272
Conus (Turriconus) nakayasui Shikama, T. & T. Habe, 1968 : Japan - Philippines
VenusVol. 26/3-4, p 57; Pl. 6/1-4
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 191
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Coneshells - Knights of the Sea
2 Conus Biodiversity website
3 Mike Filmer
4 Eddie Hardy
5 Eddie Hardy
6 Shells Passion
7 Shells Italia
8 Cone Collector's Guide
9 @ Sharpe Shells
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