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Release 36.05 went live 26th August, 2015

Schilderia achatidea achatidea

(Gray, J.E. in Sowerby, G.B. I, 1837) Agate Cowry Shell size 22 - 50 mm W Mediterranean - SW Africa
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA ORTHOGASTROPODA
OrderLITTORINIMORPHA
SuperFamilyCYPRAEOIDEA
FamilyCYPRAEIDAE PUSTULARIINAE ZONARIINI
open bookPage/Plate
Conch. Illustr. (London)Pl. 131, f. 179
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 94/10
The Shell Handbookp 88
Compendium of Seashellsp 87/3.1
M.B. Pocket Guide to Shells of the Worldp 63
Shell Encyclopediap 83
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 59/13
West African Seashellsp 106-107
European Seashellsp 257/10-15
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 313/23, 28-36
Cowriesp 191
Synonyms
Cypraea grayi Kiener, L.C., 1843
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 107
Cypraea auricoma Crosse, H., 1897, "1896" : NW Algeria
J. Conchyl. ParisVol. 44, p 219; Pl. 7/7
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 107
Cypraea oranica Crosse, H., 1897, "1896" : NW Algeria
J. Conchyl. ParisVol. 44, p 219-220; Pl. 7/8
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 107
Cypraea physoides Monterosato, T.A. de M. di, 1897
Guide to Worldwide Cowriesp 107
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
2 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
3 Eddie Hardy
4 Mollusc Net Auctions
5 Aegean Shells
6 S & A Nappo Collection
7 Med Shells
8 Felix Lorenz
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