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Monetaria caputdraconis caputdraconis

(Melvill, J.C., 1888) Dragon's-Head Cowry Shell size 15 - 45 mm Easter Island
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA ORTHOGASTROPODA
OrderLITTORINIMORPHA
SuperFamilyCYPRAEOIDEA
FamilyCYPRAEIDAE EROSARIINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Mem. Proc. Manch. Lit. Phil. Soc.4th Ser., Vol. 1, p 214-215; Pl. 1/1; Pl. 2/1a
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 105/3
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 102
Compendium of Seashellsp 86/2.3
Shell Encyclopediap 88
Shells of the World - Volume 2 (in Japanese)p 39/10
The Shell Handbookp 94
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 61/1
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 415/1-2, 5-7, 9, 12-13
Cowriesp 238
Synonyms
Erosaria punctatissima Coen, G.S., 1949
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 207
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 National Museum Wales
2 Guido Poppe
3 Atoll Shells
4 Mollusc Net Auctions
5 Femorale
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