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

Pustularia margarita

(Dillwyn, L.W., 1817) Pearl Cowry Shell size 7 - 24 mm Red Sea - E Australia & Philippines
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderLITTORINIMORPHA
SuperFamilyCYPRAEOIDEA
FamilyCYPRAEIDAE PUSTULARIINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Desc. Cat. Recent Shells, LondonVol. 1, p 420
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 1 Biology and Systematics, p 388
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 2 Shells and Animals, Pl. 153/11-16,22-23, 26-27
Indonesian Shells Ip 55/4a, b
Philippine Marine MollusksVol. 1, p 103; Pl. 153/1, 3-4, 9
Philippine Marine MollusksVol. 5, Pl. 1424
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 91/8
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 114
Compendium of Seashellsp 84/1.3
Australian Marine Shells Part 1p 190
Guide to Australian Shellsp 18/7
Shells of Taiwan Illustrated in Colourp 283/8, 12
Guide to Shells of Papua New Guineap 15/7
Shells of the Philippinesp 91/11
Shells of New Guinea & Central Pacificp 31/8-9
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 431/21-23
Cowriesp 144
VisayaVol. 2/1, p 53/ 12
Synonyms
Cypraea tricornis Jousseaume, F.P., 1874 : Mauritius
Rev. Mag. Zoologie, ParisVol. 3/2, p 9-10; Pl. 1/3-4
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 220
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Guido Poppe
2 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
3 Felix Lorenz
4 Pasquale Fazzini
5 Guido Poppe
6 Femorale
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