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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

Hexaplex (Muricanthus) nigritus

(Philippi, R.A., 1845) Northern Radix/Black-and-White/Black Murex Shell size 75 - 200 mm Sea of Cortèz, W Mexico
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyMURICOIDEA
FamilyMURICIDAE MURICINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Abb. Besch. Conchyl. Mit. deutscher Conch.p 191
Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the WorldPart MURICINAE, p 312; Pl. 34/1-6
Shells - Treasures of the Seap 94-95
Schelpen Encyclopedie (in Dutch)p 132
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 92/12
Sea Shells of Tropical West Americap 357/344
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 166
M.B. Pocket Guide to Shells of the Worldp 89
Compendium of Seashellsp 138/1.4
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Eddie Hardy
2 Femorale
3 Shell Dimension.com
4 Femorale
5 Femorale
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