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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

Concholepas concholepas

(Bruguière, J.G., 1789) Barnacle Rock Shell Shell size 36 - 130 mm Peru - Falklands; not Galápagos
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyMURICOIDEA
FamilyMURICIDAE RAPANINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 274/1
Schelpen Encyclopedie (in Dutch)p 142
Compendium of Seashellsp 146/1.2
Eyewitness handbooks - Shellsp 112
M.B. Pocket Guide to Shells of the Worldp 96
Moluscos Magallanicosp 89/234
The Recent Molluscan Marine Fauna of the Islas Galápagosp 53
Systematic List of Peruvian Marine Molluscs (in Spanish)p 48, 51, 155
Malacological Society of AustraliaVol. 2/1, p 43/10-12; 44
Dominion Museum, New ZealandVol. 7/17, p 210-1
Synonyms
Patella lepas Gmelin, J.F., 1791
Murex locus Molina, 1792
Concholepas peruviana Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de, 1801 : Peru; Chile
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 182
Malacological Society of AustraliaVol. 2/1, p 44
Dominion Museum, New ZealandVol. 7/17, p 210
Concholepas imbricatus Valenciennes, A., 1832 : Chile
Malacological Society of AustraliaVol. 2/1, p 45
Purpura pileopsis Blainville, H.M.D. de, 1832
Purpura loca Orbigny, A.V.M.D. d', 1846
Concholepas oblongus Reeve, L.A., 1863
Concholepas densestriatus Mabille, J., 1886 : Chile
Annales de MalacologieVol. 2, p 271
Concholepas granosus Mabille, J., 1886 : Chile
Annales de MalacologieVol. 2, p 270
Concholepas minor Mabille, J., 1886
Annales de MalacologieVol. 2, Pl. 5/3-4
Concholepas patagonicus Mabille, J., 1886 : S Chile
Annales de MalacologieVol. 2, p 278
Concholepas rhombicus Mabille, J., 1886 : Chile
Annales de MalacologieVol. 2, p 273
Concholepas similis Mabille, J., 1886 : Chile
Annales de MalacologieVol. 2, p 267-268
Concholepas splendens Mabille, J., 1886
Concholepas verucundus Mabille, J., 1886 : Chile
Annales de MalacologieVol. 2, p 275
Concholepas laevigatus Valenciennes, A. in Humboldt, 1927 : Chile
Malacological Society of AustraliaVol. 2/1, p 45
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
2 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
3 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
4 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
5 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
6 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
7 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
8 Patagonian Shells
9 Baroque Cabinet
10 Tom Ashton
11 Tom Ashton
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