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Version 45.00 started going live 22nd January, 2019. This release will incorporate significant changes to many families.

Conus (Chelyconus) purpurascens

"Broderip, W.J." Sowerby, G.B. I in Sowerby, G.B. II, 1833 Purple Cone Shell size 33 - 80 mm Sea of Cortčz, W Mexico - Peru; C Pacific; Galápagos
Taxonomic Information
open bookPage/Plate
Conch. Illustr. (London)(Conus) pt. 25, p 54
A Conchological IconographyThe Cones of the Eastern Pacific, p 39-40; Text Fig 16; P. 244-246, 302/1
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 426/3-4
Schelpen Encyclopedie (in Dutch)p 226
The Shell Handbookp 181
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 270
Sea Shells of Tropical West Americap 483/927
Eyewitness handbooks - Shellsp 191
Compendium of Seashellsp 271/2.2
The Recent Molluscan Marine Fauna of the Islas Galápagosp 42
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 143/14
Systematic List of Peruvian Marine Molluscs (in Spanish)p 74
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 231
Conus purpurascens Broderip, W.J., 1833
Proc. Zool. Soc. LondonVol. 1/4, p 54
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 231
Conus regalitatis Sowerby, G.B. I & II, 1834 : Pacific Nicaragua
Conch. Illustr. (London)(Conus), Pl. 57/87
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 238
Conus comptus Gould, A.A., 1853 (juvenile)
Boston J. Nat. Hist.Vol. 6/3, p 387; Pl. 14/23
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 81
Conus luzonicus Sowerby, G.B. II, 1858 : Panama
Thesaurus Conchyliorum, LondonVol. 3 (Conus) pt 18, p 28/236; Pl. 15 (201) /344
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 172
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Conus Biodiversity website
2 A Conchological Iconography
3 A Conchological Iconography
4 A Conchological Iconography
5 aurantius shells
6 Lowtide Shells
7 Cone Collector's Guide
8 Coneshell.Net
9 Eddie Hardy