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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

Vexillum (Costellaria) obeliscus

(Reeve, L.A., 1844) Shell size 20 - 45 mm Red Sea; New Guinea; Indo-W Pacific
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyTURBINELLOIDEA
FamilyCOSTELLARIIDAE
open bookPage/Plate
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 314/16
Australian Marine Shells Part 2p 165; Pl. 35/10
Guide to Australian Shellsp 53/15
Guide to Shells of Papua New Guineap 44/15
Shells of New Guinea & Central Pacificp 51/20
Mitridae Costellariidaep 24; C-12/3.2
Mitre Shells from the Pacific and Indian OceansPl. 45/8, 9
The Book of Indian Shellsp 47/5
Shells of Vietnamp 182; Pl. 55/11, 14
ArgonautaVol. 10/1, p 25/25
VisayaVol. 1/6, p 96; 102/ 4
Synonyms
Vexillum andamanica Nevill, G. & H. Nevill, 1875
Mitridae Costellariidaep 24
Shells of Vietnamp 182
Turricula quasillus Iredale, T., 1929
Mitridae Costellariidaep 24
Shells of Vietnamp 182
Acad. Nat. Sci. Phil.
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Eurasia Shells - Mitroidea
2 Femorale
3 Eddie Hardy
4 Gloria Maris
5 George Sangiouloglou
6 Lowtide Shells
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