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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

Pteropurpura (Pteropurpura) trialata trialata

(Sowerby, G.B. II, 1834) (Western) Three-winged Murex Shell size 40 - 93 mm N California, USA - Baja California, Mexico
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyMURICOIDEA
FamilyMURICIDAE OCENEBRINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Conch. Illustr. (London)Murex, Pl. 62/33
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 278/1
Schelpen Encyclopedie (in Dutch)p 141
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 94/10
The Shell Handbookp 119
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 168
Spotters Guide to Shellsp 19
Compendium of Seashellsp 142/2.3
Eyewitness handbooks - Shellsp 106
Audubon - Field Guide to North American Shellsp 519
Murex Shells of the Worldp 132-133; Pl. 22/6
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 University of Cambridge, Museum of Zoology
2 Daniel Pellegrini
3 @ Igor V. Ilyukhin
4 Worldwide Specimen Shells
5 Aegean Shells
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