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Version 45.00 started going live 22nd January, 2019. This release will incorporate significant changes to many families.

Purpurellus gambiensis

(Reeve, L.A., 1845) Gambia Murex Shell size 35 - 75 mm Senegal - Guinea
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyMURICOIDEA
FamilyMURICIDAE MURICINAE
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Conchologia Iconica, LondonVol. 3, Murex, sp. 65
Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the WorldPart MURICINAE, p 482; Pl. 119/1-11
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 258/3
Schelpen Encyclopedie (in Dutch)p 137
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 90/8
M.B. Pocket Guide to Shells of the Worldp 94
Compendium of Seashellsp 140/3.3
Shells of Gabonp 69/115
West African Seashellsp 150
Murex Shells of the Worldp 102; Pl. 26/15
ApexVol. 11/3-4, p 49/80; 51/81-82
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Guido Poppe
2 George Sangiouloglou
3 Deepnreef
4 Daniel Pellegrini
5 Worldwide Specimen Shells
6 Guido Poppe
7 Femorale
8 Eddie Hardy
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