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

Orectospira tectiformis

(Watson, R.B., 1880) Tower of Babel Top Shell; Pagoda Cerith Shell size 18 - 50 mm Japan
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderCAENOGASTROPODA (UNASSIGNED)
SuperFamilyCERITHIOIDEA
FamilyTURRITELLIDAE ORECTOSPIRINAE
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Compendium of Seashellsp 68/1.4
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 47/12
Shells of Japanp 135
Elenco della Famiglia Cerithiidae Vol 2p 156
Synonyms
Basilissa babelica Dall, W.H., 1907 : E Japan
Smithsonian Misc. Coll.Vol. 50, p 139-173
Compendium of Seashellsp 34/1.3
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
2 Guido Poppe
3 Baroque Cabinet
4 Toba Aquarium
5 Guido Poppe
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