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

Talparia talpa talpa

(Linnaeus, C., 1758) Mole/Talpa/Chocolate Banded Cowry Shell size 15 - 113 mm Red Sea; Indo-W Pacific
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderLITTORINIMORPHA
SuperFamilyCYPRAEOIDEA
FamilyCYPRAEIDAE LURIINAE LURIINI
open bookPage/Plate
Systema Naturaeed. X, Stockholm, 1, p 720
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 2 Shells and Animals, Pl. 123/1-7, 10-18; 124/1-4, 13-14, 16
The Cowries of Seychellesp 9/5; Pl. III/5
Indonesian Shells Ip 63/1
Molluscs of Okinawap 63/4
Philippine Marine MollusksVol. 1, p 103; Pl.121/2, 4, 6-7
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 79/3
Shells - Treasures of the Seap 44
Shells of the World - Volume 2 (in Japanese)p 38/5
The Shell Handbookp 87
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 102
Compendium of Seashellsp 96/3.2
M.B. Pocket Guide to Shells of the Worldp 59
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 71/5
Australian Marine Shells Part 1p 191; Pl. 31/3
Guide to Australian Shellsp 15/7
Shells of Taiwan Illustrated in Colourp 291/3-4
Guide to Shells of Papua New Guineap 11/7
Shells of the Philippinesp 83/7
Shells of New Guinea & Central Pacificp 25/18-20
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 281/1-19
Cowriesp 233
Sea Shells on the South African Shoresp 240
The Book of Indian Shellsp 21/8
Seashells of South East Asiap 45
Shells of Vietnamp 75; Pl. 19/1-2
Gloria MarisVol. 32, p 38; 43-44; Pl. 2/2; Pl. 10/mid, bottom left & right
Synonyms
Cypraea imperialis Schilder, F.A. & M. Schilder, 1938 : Red Sea; W Indian Ocean (holotype of imperialis)
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 2 Shells and Animals, Pl. 123/18
Philippine Marine MollusksVol. 1, p 103; Pl.121/3
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 78
Shells of Vietnamp 75
Gloria MarisVol. 32, p 44
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 George Sangiouloglou
2 Guido Poppe
3 Eddie Hardy
4 Guido Poppe
5 Eddie Hardy
6 Femorale
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