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

Margovula marginata

(Sowerby, G.B. I, 1828) Chinese Egg Shell Shell size 8 - 30 mm C Indo-W Pacific
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderLITTORINIMORPHA
SuperFamilyCYPRAEOIDEA
FamilyOVULIDAE EOCYPRAEINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Zoological Journal, LondonVol. 4, p 151
Philippine Marine MollusksVol. 1, p 104; Pl. 159/6; Pl. 161/6
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 107/14
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 74/13
The Living Ovulidaep 49-50; Pl. 36; Pl. 37/1
Australian Marine Shells Part 1p 202; Pl. 24/25
Guide to Australian Shellsp 22/3
Shells of the Philippinesp 93/10
Shells of Vietnamp 84; Pl. 22/7
Synonyms
Ovula sinensis Sowerby, G.B. III, 1874 : Japan - Australia (subadult)
Compendium of Seashellsp 99/2.3
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 74/18
The Living Ovulidaep 50
Ovula adamsi Paetel, F., 1887
Shells of Vietnamp 84
Margovula schilderorum Cate, C.N., 1973 : E Africa; China
Cowries and their relatives of Southern Africap 104
Vita MarinaVol. 44/3, p 8
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Guido Poppe
2 Guido Poppe
3 Atoll Shells
4 Lowtide Shells
5 wrongly att to Cone Shell Collectors Guide
6 Natural History Museum, Rotterdam
7 Pole Pole Dive 24
8 Pole Pole Dive 24
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