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

Cantharidus opalus

Martyn, T., 1784 Opal/Jewel Top Shell Shell size 23 - 45 mm Ninety Mile Beach, North Island, New Zealand
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA VETIGASTROPODA
OrderTROCHIDA
SuperFamilyTROCHOIDEA
FamilyTROCHIDAE CANTHARIDINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Suprag. Class. Trochacean GastropodsFig. 61A
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 28/14
Eyewitness handbooks - Shellsp 35
Schelpen Encyclopedie (in Dutch)p 43
The Shell Handbookp 54
Common Seashells of New Zealandp 4/3
Seashells of New Zealandp 79
Mollusca of the Southern Islands of New ZealandCape Expedition Ser./15, p 52
Synonyms
Cantharidus iris Gmelin, J.F., 1791
Trochus iris Montfort, P.D. de, 1810 : Ninety Mile Beach, North Island, New Zealand
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 36/15
Mollusca of the Southern Islands of New ZealandCape Expedition Ser./15, p 52
Trochus acuminatus Perry, G., 1811
Conchology (London)Pl. 47/1
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Andrew Spurgeon
2 Museum of New Zealand
3 Femorale
4 @ Sharpe Shells
5 @ Sharpe Shells
6 Dave Rolfe
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