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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

Aforia circinata

(Dall, W.H., 1873) Ridged Turrid Shell size 50 - 90 mm Bering Sea; Alaska - Japan
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyCONOIDEA
FamilyCOCHLESPIRIDAE
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Proc. Calif. Acad. Nat. Sci.Apr 9, p 4; Pl. 2/5
Catalog of recent and fossil turridsp 205
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 452/14
Shells of the World - Volume 1 (in Japanese)p 79/25
Compendium of Seashellsp 240/3.2
Nat. Mus. Nat. Sci. Mon. TokyoVol. 39, p 325, 327; fig 303-310
Synonyms
Aforia (Aforia) insignis Jeffreys, J.G., 1883 : East Siberian Sea; Japan
Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist.ser. 5, 12, p 120
Catalog of recent and fossil turridsp 498
Turricula hondoana Dall, W.H., 1925 : Japan
Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.Vol. 66/2554, p 29-30; Pl. 31/6
Catalog of recent and fossil turridsp 471
Acad. Nat. Sci. Phil.
Aforia chosenensis Bartsch, P., 1945 : Sea of Japan
Catalog of recent and fossil turridsp 200
Aforia diomedea Bartsch, P., 1945 : Japan; Indo-Pacific
Catalog of recent and fossil turridsp 308
Aforia japonica Bartsch, P., 1945 : Pakistan - SW India
J. Washington Acad. Sci.Vol. 35/12, p 388; fig 5-6
Catalog of recent and fossil turridsp 511
Acad. Nat. Sci. Phil.
Aforia okhotskensis Bartsch, P., 1945 : Okhotsk Sea
J. Washington Acad. Sci.Vol. 35/12, p 391
Catalog of recent and fossil turridsp 704
Acad. Nat. Sci. Phil.
Aforia sakhalinensis Bartsch, P., 1945 : Sakhalin Peninsula, Far Eastern Russia
J. Washington Acad. Sci.Vol. 35/12, p 392; fig 3-4
Catalog of recent and fossil turridsp 871
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
2 Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
3 Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
4 Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
5 Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
6 Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
7 Guido Poppe
8 Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
9 Guido Poppe
10 Guido Poppe
11 Guido Poppe
12 Guido Poppe
13 Guido Poppe
14 Guido Poppe
15 Mollusc Net Auctions
16 World Register of Marine Species
17 Guido Poppe
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