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

Tylothais virgata

(Dillwyn, L.W., 1817) Virgate/Aculeate/Chestnut Rock Shell Shell size 25 - 60 mm Indo-Pacific
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyMURICOIDEA
FamilyMURICIDAE RAPANINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Molluscs of the Southern Gulf of Thailandp 421
Shells of Vietnamp 129; Pl. 35/15
Synonyms
Murex hippocastanum Linnaeus, C., 1758 : Indo-Pacific
Molluscs of Okinawap 91/9
Schelpen Encyclopedie (in Dutch)p 145
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 180
Compendium of Seashellsp 147/2.4
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 98/14
Shells of Taiwan Illustrated in Colourp 317/3, 8, 14, 16
The Book of Indian Shellsp 53/15
Murex plicatus Gmelin, J.F., 1791
Acad. Nat. Sci. Phil.
Thais (Thalessa) distinguenda R÷ding, P.F., 1798 : Vietnam; E Africa
Purpura hippocastanum Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de, 1822 : Indian Ocean
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 48
The Book of Indian Shellsp 53/25
Acad. Nat. Sci. Phil.
Purpura distinguenda Dunker, R.W. & Zelebor, 1866
Acad. Nat. Sci. Phil.
Purpura pseudohippocastanum Dautzenberg, Ph., 1929 : Madagascar
Faune des Colonies FranšaisesVol. 3/4
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 48
Acad. Nat. Sci. Phil.
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Guido Poppe
2 Raymond Huet
3 Mollusc Net Auctions
4 Algoa Bay Specimen Shells
5 Algoa Bay Specimen Shells
6 Raymond Huet
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