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Version 44.01 went live 5th December, 2018. Cypraeidae now fully in line with Felix Lorenz's "COWRIES ..." 2017

Zoila decipiens decipiens

(Smith, E.A., 1880) Humpback/Deceptive Cowry Shell size 42 - 70 mm off NW Australia
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderLITTORINIMORPHA
SuperFamilyCYPRAEOIDEA
FamilyCYPRAEIDAE ZOILINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 1 Biology and Systematics, p 322
Cowries A Guide to the Gastropod Family CypraeidaeVol. 2 Shells and Animals, Pl. 92/1-8; Pl. 93/7-10; Pl. 94/14
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 86/1
Shells of the World - Volume 2 (in Japanese)p 38/7
The Shell Handbookp 90
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 122
Spotters Guide to Shellsp 34
Compendium of Seashellsp 94/3.2
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 62/13
Australian Marine Shells Part 1p 193; Pl. 28/7-11
Guide to Australian Shellsp 20/1
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 231/12-18
Cowriesp 165
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Femorale
2 Eddie Hardy
3 Eddie Hardy
4 Taurus
5 Bellview Shell Collection, West Australia
6 Guido Poppe
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