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

Purpura persica

(Linnaeus, C., 1758) Persian Purpura; Princely Purple Shell size 40 - 110 mm W Indian Ocean - SW Pacific - Japan
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyMURICOIDEA
FamilyMURICIDAE RAPANINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Indonesian Shells Ip 83/16
Molluscs of Okinawap 93/2
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 270/13
Schelpen Encyclopedie (in Dutch)p 145
The Shell Handbookp 124
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 176
Compendium of Seashellsp 146/2.2
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 100/4
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 46; Pl. 4/14
Guide to Australian Shellsp 37/11
Shells of Taiwan Illustrated in Colourp 321/16, 18
Guide to Shells of Papua New Guineap 29/2
Shells of the Philippinesp 147/20
Shells of New Guinea & Central Pacificp 41/4
Marine Molluscs of Mauritiusp 52/Pl. IX
Seashells of South East Asiap 61
Shells of Vietnamp 127; Pl. 35/8
ApexVol. 7/3-4, p 140/66-67
Synonyms
Purpura rudolphi Chemnitz, J.H., 1788 : Indo-Pacific
The Book of Indian Shellsp 53/14
Sea Snails of PondicherryFig. 124
Shells of Vietnamp 127
Purpura aterrima Lesson, R.P., 1842 : French Polynesia; Cook Isl.
Rev. Zool. Soc. CuvierenneVol. 5, p 186
Purpura inerma Reeve, L.A., 1846
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
2 Guido Poppe
3 Mollusques de l'Île de la Réunion
4 Mollusc Net Auctions
5 Mike's Seashell Collection
6 Conchylinet
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