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

Hexaplex (Trunculariopsis) duplex

(Röding, P.F., 1798) African/Duplex Murex Shell size 30 - 229 mm Senegal - Angola
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyMURICOIDEA
FamilyMURICIDAE MURICINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Mus. Bolten IIp 141
Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the WorldPart MURICINAE, p 328; Pl. 42/11-17
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 256/3
Schelpen Encyclopedie (in Dutch)p 132
M.B. Pocket Guide to Shells of the Worldp 89
Compendium of Seashellsp 134/3.4
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 89/9
West African Seashellsp 145; 146
Murex Shells of the Worldp 88-89; Pl. 16/1, 7
ApexVol. 11/3-4, p 37/43-45; 41/50-51; 43/55-56
Synonyms
Murex turbinatus Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de, 1822 : Canaries; W Africa; Mediterranean
Hist. Nat. Anim. Sans Vert.Vol. 7, p 170
Murex eurystomus Swainson, W.A., 1833
Murex hoplites Fischer, P., 1876 : Sahara; W Africa
J. Conchyl. ParisVol. 24, p 236; Pl. 8/3
Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the WorldPart MURICINAE, Pl. 42/14
Murex minima Dautzenberg, Ph., 1910
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Aegean Shells
2 Lowtide Shells
3 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
4 Eddie Hardy
5 Lowtide Shells
6 Aegean Shells
7 Lars David Kellner
8 Dave Rolfe
9 Guido Poppe
10 Greg Daniell
11 Femorale
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