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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

Conus (Pionoconus) monachus

(Linnaeus, C., 1758) Monastic Cone Shell size 18 - 74 mm Indo-W Pacific
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyCONOIDEA
FamilyCONIDAE CONINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Systema Naturaeed. X, Stockholm, 1, p 714/262
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 418/12
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 270
Compendium of Seashellsp 256/1.4
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 141/7
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 210; Pl. 49/3; Pl. 50/1
Guide to Australian Shellsp 70/11
Guide to Shells of Papua New Guineap 56/11
Shells of the Philippinesp 227/13
Shells of New Guinea & Central Pacificp 75/6-7
Conidae; Volume 1:Indo-Pacific Regionp 357/9-14
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 186
Shells of Vietnamp 193; Pl. 63/9
Synonyms
Conus nebulosus Gmelin, J.F., 1791
Systema Naturaeed. XIII, Leipzig, 1 pt 6, p 3387/29
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 192
Shells of Vietnamp 193
Conus maculosus Röding, P.F., 1798
Mus. Bolten IIp 48 620/112
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 173
Conus contusus Reeve, L.A., 1848 : Indonesia
Conchologica Iconia, LondonVol. 1 (Conus): Supp., Pl. 2/276
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 84
Shells of Vietnamp 193
Conus frostiana Brazier, J., 1898, "1897" : Solomon Islands (juvenile)
Proc. Linn. Soc. New South WalesVol. 22/4 No. 88, p 781/5
Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidaep 119
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Cone Collector's Guide
2 Conus Biodiversity website
3 Coneshell.Net
4 Coneshell.Net
5 Coneshells - Knights of the Sea
6 Conus Biodiversity website
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