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Turbinella pyrum pyrum

(Linnaeus, C., 1758) Indian/Common/Great Rapa Chank Shell size 98 - 220 mm SE India; Sri Lanka
Taxonomic Information
open bookPage/Plate
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 348/6
Shells - Treasures of the Seap 301
Schelpen Encyclopedie (in Dutch)p 184
The Shell Handbookp 154
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 218
Compendium of Seashellsp 210/3.4
Eyewitness handbooks - Shellsp 169
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 121/13
The Book of Indian Shellsp 82/1
Sea Snails of PondicherryFig. 160
Seashells of South East Asiap 70
The NautilusVol. 88/1, p 1; 2
VisayaVol. 1/5, p 128
Buccinella caerulea Perry, G., 1811
Conchology (London)Pl. 27/4
Voluta pyriformis Perry, G., 1811
Conchology (London)Pl. 17/5
Turbinella rapa Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de, 1822 : W Sri Lanka (? Synonymy)
Shells - Treasures of the Seap 300
Catalog of the . . . Fasciolariidaep 171
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Guido Poppe
2 S & A Nappo Collection
3 Bret K Raines
4 Jacksonville Shell Club
5 Guido Poppe
6 Eddie Hardy