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Tonna (Chinensis complex) chinensis

(Dillwyn, L.W., 1817) China Tun Shell size 40 - 140 mm Indo-W Pacific
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderLITTORINIMORPHA
SuperFamilyTONNOIDEA
FamilyTONNIDAE
open bookPage/Plate
Desc. Cat. Recent Shells, LondonVol. 2, p 85
Philippine Marine MollusksVol. 1, p 106; Pl. 246
A Conchological IconographyTonnidae, p 77-79; Pl. 33-34
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 147/5
Compendium of Seashellsp 118/3.4
Australian Marine Shells Part 1p 252; Pl. 39/4, 10
Guide to Australian Shellsp 26/11
Shells of Taiwan Illustrated in Colourp 297/8
Guide to Shells of Papua New Guineap 19/8
Shells of New Guinea & Central Pacificp 19/5
Shells of Vietnamp 91; Pl. 23/13
VisayaVol. 1/5, p 47; 57/1-3, 5
Synonyms
Dolium variegatum Philippi, R.A., 1847
A Conchological IconographyTonnidae, p 77
Dolium australe Mörch, O.A.L., 1853
A Conchological IconographyTonnidae, p 77
Dolium pictum Schepman, M.M., 1893 : Australia (renamed)
Leiden nationaal natuurhistorisch museumVol. 15/4, p 276-277
A Conchological IconographyTonnidae, p 77
Dolium magnificum Sowerby, G.B. III, 1904
A Conchological IconographyTonnidae, p 77
Shells of Taiwan Illustrated in Colourp 297/10-11
VisayaVol. 1/5, p 47; 51; 57/4
Dolium schepmani Bayer, F.M., 1937 (nomen novum pro Dolium pictum)
A Conchological IconographyTonnidae, p 77
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
2 Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Histoire, Leiden, Netherlands
3 World Register of Marine Species
4 natureimprint
5 Guido Poppe
6 Guido Poppe
7 Guido Poppe
8 Guido Poppe
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