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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

Hexaplex (Muricanthus) radix

(Gmelin, J.F., 1791) Radish/Radix/Root Murex Shell size 50 - 160 mm Baja California, Mexico - Peru
Taxonomic Information
open bookPage/Plate
Systema Naturaeed. XIII, Leipzig, 1 pt 6, p 3527
Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the WorldPart MURICINAE, p 312; Pl. 34/12-15
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 257/2
Shells - Treasures of the Seap 94-95
Schelpen Encyclopedie (in Dutch)p 132
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 92/9
Sea Shells of Tropical West Americap 357/347
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 166
The Shell Handbookp 118
Eyewitness handbooks - Shellsp 111
M.B. Pocket Guide to Shells of the Worldp 89
Compendium of Seashellsp 138/1.3
Systematic List of Peruvian Marine Molluscs (in Spanish)p 49
Murex Shells of the Worldp 77-78; Pl. 12/1-2, 9
Murex nitidus Broderip, W.J., 1833
Proc. Zool. Soc. LondonVol. 1, p 176
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Femorale
2 Femorale
3 Femorale
4 Eddie Hardy
5 Lowtide Shells