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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

Dicathais orbita

(Gmelin, J.F., 1791) Orb/White Rock Shell; Cartwheel Purple Shell size 35 - 120 mm W - SE Australia; N New Zealand
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyMURICOIDEA
FamilyMURICIDAE RAPANINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 272/9
Common Seashells of New Zealandp 15/1
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 178
Compendium of Seashellsp 145/3.2
Seashells of New Zealandp 106
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 98/20
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 48; Pl. 4/11c
Guide to Australian Shellsp 37/1
Shells of New Guinea & Central Pacificp 41/7
Synonyms
Purpura succincta Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de, 1816
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 48
Purpura textilosa Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de, 1816
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 48
Purpura scalaris Menke, K.T., 1829 : Ninety Mile Beach, North Island, New Zealand
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 99/14
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 48
Dicathais vector Thornley, G., 1952
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 48
Haustrum ventricosum Kaicher, S.D., 1980
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Seashells of New South Wales
2 @ Sharpe Shells
3 Femorale
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