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

Siratus alabaster

(Reeve, L.A., 1845) Alabaster Murex Shell size 100 - 220 mm SE Japan - Philippines
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyMURICOIDEA
FamilyMURICIDAE MURICINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Conchologica Iconia, LondonVol. 3, Murex, sp. 39
Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the WorldPart MURICINAE, p 298; Pl. 27/1-4
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 249/5
Schelpen Encyclopedie (in Dutch)p 137
The Shell Handbookp 120
M.B. Pocket Guide to Shells of the Worldp 90
Compendium of Seashellsp 134/1.3
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 87/5
Shells of Japanp 133
Shells of the Philippinesp 129/7
Murex Shells of the Worldp 103-104; Pl. 17/10
Chicoreus and related genera in Indo-West Pacificp 169/414-415
American ConchologistVol. 21/4, p 4
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Eddie Hardy
2 George Sangiouloglou
3 Greg Daniell
4 S & A Nappo Collection
5 Lowtide Shells
6 Helmut Nisters, Innsbruck, Austria
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