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Drivas, J.; Jay, M. (1987). Coquillages de La Réunion et de l'Île Maurice. Collection Les Beautés de la Nature. Delachaux et Niestlé: Neuchâtel. ISBN 2-603-00654-1. 159 pp.
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Drivas, J.; Jay, M.
1987
Coquillages de La Réunion et de l'Île Maurice. Collection Les Beautés de la Nature
Delachaux et Niestlé: Neuchâtel. ISBN 2-603-00654-1. 159 pp.
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Acteon flammea [sic] accepted as Maxacteon flammeus (Bruguière, 1789) (basis of record)
Alora reticulata (Habe, 1962) accepted as Epidendrium reticulatum (Habe, 1962) (basis of record)
Anadara antiquata (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Anguipecten aurantiacus (Adams & Reeve, 1850) accepted as Anguipecten picturatus Dijkstra, 1995 (basis of record)
Architectonica modesta (Philippi, 1849) (additional source)
Arcopagia fimbriata (Hanley, 1844) accepted as Serratina fimbriata (Hanley, 1844) (basis of record)
Asaphis violaceus accepted as Asaphis violascens (Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775) (basis of record)
Atys cylindraeus [sic] accepted as Aliculastrum cylindricum (Helbling, 1779) (basis of record)
Barbatia foliata (Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775) (basis of record)
Barbatia revelata (Deshayes in Maillard, 1863) (basis of record)
Barbatia tenella (Reeve, 1844) accepted as Calloarca tenella (Reeve, 1844) (basis of record)
Bulla cruentata A. Adams, 1850 accepted as Bulla mabillei Locard, 1897 (additional source)
Bursa bergeri (Tapparone Canefri, 1881) accepted as Bursa rhodostoma (G. B. Sowerby II, 1835) (basis of record)
Bursa bufonia (Gmelin, 1791) (basis of record)
Bursa cruentata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1835) (additional source)
Bursa crumena (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Bufonaria crumena (Lamarck, 1816) (basis of record)
Bursa echinata (Link, 1807) accepted as Bufonaria echinata (Link, 1807) (basis of record)
Bursa granularis (Röding, 1798) (additional source)
Bursa lampas accepted as Tutufa bubo (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Bursa nigrita Mulhauser & Blocher, 1979 accepted as Tutufa nigrita Mühlhäusser & Blöcher, 1979 (basis of record)
Bursa nobilis (Reeve, 1844) accepted as Bursina nobilis (Reeve, 1844) (basis of record)
Bursa rhodostoma (G. B. Sowerby II, 1835) (additional source)
Bursa rosa (Perry, 1811) (additional source)
Bursa venustula (Reeve, 1844) accepted as Bursa rhodostoma (G. B. Sowerby II, 1835) (basis of record)
Caducifer truncatus (Hinds, 1844) (basis of record)
Callista costata (Dillwyn, 1817) accepted as Callista erycinella (Lamarck, 1818) (basis of record)
Cancilla (Domiporta) carnicolor (Reeve, 1844) accepted as Domiporta carnicolor (Reeve, 1844) (basis of record)
Cancilla (Domiporta) filaris (Linnaeus, 1771) accepted as Domiporta filaris (Linnaeus, 1771) (basis of record)
Cancilla (Domiporta) granatina (Lamarck, 1811) accepted as Domiporta granatina (Lamarck, 1811) (basis of record)
Cancilla (Domiporta) rufilirata (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850) accepted as Imbricaria rufilirata (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850) (basis of record)
Cancilla praestantissima (Röding, 1798) accepted as Domiporta praestantissima (Röding, 1798) (basis of record)
Cantharus fumosus (Dillwyn, 1817) accepted as Pollia fumosa (Dillwyn, 1817) (basis of record)
Cantharus undosus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Pollia undosa (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Capulus incurvus (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Hipponix incurvus (Gmelin, 1791) (basis of record)
Casmaria erinaceus (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Casmaria ponderosa (Gmelin, 1791) (additional source)
Cavolinia tridentata (Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775) (additional source)
Cerithium alveolus Hombron & Jacquinot, 1848 accepted as Cerithium punctatum Bruguière, 1792 (basis of record)
Cerithium citrinum G. B. Sowerby II, 1855 (basis of record)
Cerithium columna G. B. Sowerby I, 1834 (basis of record)
Cerithium echinatum Lamarck, 1822 (basis of record)
Cerithium rostratum A. Adams in G. B. Sowerby II, 1855 (basis of record)
Cerithium salebrosum Sowerby II, 1855 (basis of record)
Cerithium zonatus Wood, 1828 accepted as Cerithium zonatum (W. Wood, 1828) (basis of record)
Chama asperella Lamarck, 1819 (basis of record)
Chama lazarus Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Cheilea dormitoria (Reeve, 1858) (basis of record)
Cheilea equestris (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Cheilea tectumsinensis (Lamarck, 1822) (basis of record)
Chicoreus brunneus (Link, 1807) (basis of record)
Chicoreus groschi Vokes, 1978 (basis of record)
Chicoreus palmarosae (Lamarck, 1822) (basis of record)
Chicoreus saulii (Sowerby II, 1841) (basis of record)
Chicoreus superbus (G. B. Sowerby III, 1889) accepted as Chicomurex superbus (G. B. Sowerby III, 1889) (basis of record)
Chicoreus torrefactus (G. B. Sowerby II, 1841) (basis of record)
Chlamys andamanica Preston, 1908 accepted as Laevichlamys andamanica (Preston, 1908) (basis of record)
Clanculus mauritianus Melvill, 1909 (basis of record)
Clanculus rarus (Dufo, 1840) (basis of record)
Clavus exasperatus (Reeve, 1843) (additional source)
Clavus inclinata (Sowerby III, 1893) accepted as Iredalea inclinata (Sowerby III, 1893) (basis of record)
Clavus infrafusca (Sowerby III, 1893) (basis of record)
Clypeomorus batillariaeformis Habe & Kosuge, 1966 (additional source)
Clypeomorus brevis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) (source of synonymy)
Clypeomorus concisus (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1848) accepted as Clypeomorus bifasciata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1855) (basis of record)
Clypeomorus gennesi (Fischer & Vignal, 1901) accepted as Clypeomorus isselii (Pagenstecher, 1877) (basis of record)
Codakia divergens (Philippi, 1850) accepted as Ctena divergens (Philippi, 1850) (basis of record)
Colubraria clathrata (Sowerby, 1833) (basis of record)
Conus achatinus Gmelin, 1791 (basis of record)
Conus amadis Gmelin, 1791 (basis of record)
Conus articulatus G. B. Sowerby II, 1873 accepted as Conasprella articulata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1873) (basis of record)
Conus auricomus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 (basis of record)
Conus blainvillii Vignard, 1829 accepted as Conus pseudocedonulli Blainville, 1818 (basis of record)
Conus bullatus Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Conus canonicus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 (basis of record)
Conus capitaneus Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Conus coelinae Crosse, 1858 (basis of record)
Conus distans Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 (basis of record)
Conus euetrios G. B. Sowerby III, 1882 accepted as Conus archiepiscopus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 (basis of record)
Conus figulinus Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Conus legatus Lamarck, 1810 (basis of record)
Conus leopardus (Röding, 1798) (basis of record)
Conus litoglyphus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 (basis of record)
Conus lividus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 (basis of record)
Conus mitratus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 (basis of record)
Conus mucronatus Reeve, 1843 (basis of record)
Conus quercinus [Lightfoot], 1786 (basis of record)
Conus rattus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 (basis of record)
Conus retifer Menke, 1829 (basis of record)
Conus sponsalis Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 (basis of record)
Conus textile Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Conus thailandis da Motta, 1978 accepted as Conus crocatus thailandis da Motta, 1978 (basis of record)
Conus timorensis Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 (basis of record)
Conus violaceus Gmelin, 1791 (basis of record)
Conus virgo Linnaeus, 1758 (additional source)
Conus zeylanicus Gmelin, 1791 (basis of record)
Coralliobia fimbriata (A. Adams, 1854) accepted as Coralliophila fimbriata (A. Adams, 1854) (basis of record)
Coralliophila madreporarum (G. B. Sowerby I, 1834) accepted as Coralliophila monodonta (Blainville, 1832) (basis of record)
Coralliophila neritoidea (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Coralliophila violacea (Kiener, 1836) (basis of record)
Cronia coronata (A. Adams, 1853) accepted as Pinaxia coronata A. Adams, 1853 (basis of record)
Cronia crassulnata (Hedley, 1915) accepted as Ergalatax crassulnata (Hedley, 1915) (basis of record)
Mascarene Basin for Acteon flammea [sic] 
Mascarene Basin for Alora rapunculus Kilburn, 1975 
Mascarene Basin for Alora reticulata (Habe, 1962)  (inaccurate)
Mascarene Basin for Amaea minor (Sowerby II, 1873) 
Mascarene Basin for Anadara antiquata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Mascarene Basin for Anguipecten aurantiacus (Adams & Reeve, 1850) 
Mascarene Basin for Anodontia (Anodontia) edentula (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Mascarene Basin for Architectonica modesta (Philippi, 1849) 
Mascarene Basin for Arcopagia fimbriata (Hanley, 1844) 
Mascarene Basin for Asaphis violaceus 
Mascarene Basin for Aspella platylaevis Radwin & d'Attilio, 1976 
Mascarene Basin for Aspella producta (Pease, 1861) 
Mascarene Basin for Atys cylindraeus [sic] 
Mascarene Basin for Barbatia foliata (Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775) 
Mascarene Basin for Barbatia revelata (Deshayes in Maillard, 1863) 
Mascarene Basin for Barbatia tenella (Reeve, 1844) 
Mascarene Basin for Bulla ampulla Linnaeus, 1758 
Mascarene Basin for Bulla cruentata A. Adams, 1850 
Mascarene Basin for Bullina lineata (Gray, 1825) 
Mascarene Basin for Bursa bergeri (Tapparone Canefri, 1881) 
Mascarene Basin for Bursa bufonia (Gmelin, 1791) 
Mascarene Basin for Bursa cruentata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1835) 
Mascarene Basin for Bursa crumena (Lamarck, 1816) 
Mascarene Basin for Bursa echinata (Link, 1807) 
Mascarene Basin for Bursa granularis (Röding, 1798) 
Mascarene Basin for Bursa nigrita Mulhauser & Blocher, 1979 
Mascarene Basin for Bursa nobilis (Reeve, 1844) 
Mascarene Basin for Bursa rhodostoma (G. B. Sowerby II, 1835) 
Mascarene Basin for Bursa rosa (Perry, 1811) 
Mascarene Basin for Bursa rubeta (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Mascarene Basin for Bursa venustula (Reeve, 1844) 
Mascarene Basin for Caducifer truncatus (Hinds, 1844) 
Mascarene Basin for Callista costata (Dillwyn, 1817) 
Mascarene Basin for Calpurnus lacteus (Lamarck, 1810) 
Mascarene Basin for Calpurnus verrucosus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Mascarene Basin for Cancilla (Domiporta) carnicolor (Reeve, 1844) 
Mascarene Basin for Cancilla (Domiporta) filaris (Linnaeus, 1771) 
Mascarene Basin for Cancilla (Domiporta) granatina (Lamarck, 1811) 
Mascarene Basin for Cancilla (Domiporta) rufilirata (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850) 
Mascarene Basin for Cancilla praestantissima (Röding, 1798) 
Mascarene Basin for Capulus incurvus (Gmelin, 1791) 
Mascarene Basin for Cardita variegata Bruguière, 1792 
Mascarene Basin for Casmaria erinaceus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Mascarene Basin for Casmaria ponderosa (Gmelin, 1791) 
Mascarene Basin for Cavolinia tridentata (Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775) 
Mascarene Basin for Cellana livescens (Reeve, 1855) 
Mascarene Basin for Cerithium alveolus Hombron & Jacquinot, 1848 
Mascarene Basin for Cerithium citrinum G. B. Sowerby II, 1855 
Mascarene Basin for Cerithium columna G. B. Sowerby I, 1834 
Mascarene Basin for Cerithium echinatum Lamarck, 1822 
Mascarene Basin for Cerithium rostratum A. Adams in G. B. Sowerby II, 1855 
Mascarene Basin for Cerithium salebrosum Sowerby II, 1855 
Mascarene Basin for Cerithium torulosum (Linnaeus, 1767) 
Mascarene Basin for Cerithium zonatus Wood, 1828 
Mascarene Basin for Chama asperella Lamarck, 1819 
Mascarene Basin for Chama lazarus Linnaeus, 1758 
Mascarene Basin for Cheilea dormitoria (Reeve, 1858) 
Mascarene Basin for Cheilea equestris (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Mascarene Basin for Cheilea tectumsinensis (Lamarck, 1822) 
Mascarene Basin for Chicoreus brunneus (Link, 1807) 
Mascarene Basin for Chicoreus cloveri Houart, 1985 
Mascarene Basin for Chicoreus groschi Vokes, 1978 
Mascarene Basin for Chicoreus palmarosae (Lamarck, 1822) 
Mascarene Basin for Chicoreus saulii (Sowerby II, 1841) 
Mascarene Basin for Chicoreus superbus (G. B. Sowerby III, 1889)  (inaccurate)
Mascarene Basin for Chicoreus torrefactus (G. B. Sowerby II, 1841) 
Mascarene Basin for Chlamys andamanica Preston, 1908 
Mascarene Basin for Chlamys lemniscata (Reeve, 1853) 
Mascarene Basin for Chlamys squamosa larvata (Reeve, 1853) 
Mascarene Basin for Chlamys squamosa serrata (Sowerby, 1842) 
Mascarene Basin for Clanculus margaritarius (Philippi, 1846) 
Mascarene Basin for Clanculus mauritianus Melvill, 1909 
Mascarene Basin for Clanculus puniceus (Philippi, 1846) 
Mascarene Basin for Clanculus rarus (Dufo, 1840) 
Mascarene Basin for Clavus exasperatus (Reeve, 1843) 
Mascarene Basin for Clavus inclinata (Sowerby III, 1893) 
Mascarene Basin for Clavus infrafusca (Sowerby III, 1893) 
Mascarene Basin for Clypeomorus batillariaeformis Habe & Kosuge, 1966 
Mascarene Basin for Clypeomorus brevis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) 
Mascarene Basin for Clypeomorus concisus (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1848) 
Mascarene Basin for Clypeomorus gennesi (Fischer & Vignal, 1901) 
Mascarene Basin for Codakia divergens (Philippi, 1850) 
Mascarene Basin for Codakia paytenorum (Iredale, 1937) 
Mascarene Basin for Codakia punctata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Mascarene Basin for Codakia tigerina (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Mascarene Basin for Colubraria clathrata (Sowerby, 1833) 
Mascarene Basin for Colubraria nitidula (Sowerby I, 1833) 
Mascarene Basin for Conus achatinus Gmelin, 1791 
Mascarene Basin for Conus amadis Gmelin, 1791 
Mascarene Basin for Conus arenatus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 
Mascarene Basin for Conus articulatus G. B. Sowerby II, 1873 
Mascarene Basin for Conus auricomus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 
Mascarene Basin for Conus balteatus G. B. Sowerby I, 1833 
Mascarene Basin for Conus bandanus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 
Mascarene Basin for Conus barthelemyi Bernardi, 1861 
Mascarene Basin for Conus betulinus Linnaeus, 1758 
Mascarene Basin for Conus blainvillii Vignard, 1829 
Mascarene Basin for Conus bullatus Linnaeus, 1758 
Mascarene Basin for Conus canonicus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 
Mascarene Basin for Conus capitaneus Linnaeus, 1758 
English antique ark for Anadara antiquata (Linnaeus, 1758)
English arthritic spider conch [from synonym] for Lambis chiragra arthritica (Roding, 1798)
English black-and-white cone for Conus ebraeus Linnaeus, 1758
English bubble cone for Conus bullatus Linnaeus, 1758
English bull mouth helmet for Cypraecassis rufa (Linnaeus, 1758)
English button tops for Umbonium vestiarium (Linnaeus, 1758)
English ceramic vase for Vasum ceramicum (Linnaeus, 1758)
English common distorsio for Distorsio anus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English cone-shaped hoof shell [from synonym] for Hipponix conicus (Schumacher, 1817)
English crenulate auger [from synonym] for Terebra crenulata (Linnaeus, 1758)
English crowned cone for Conus coronatus Gmelin, 1791
English distaff spindle for Fusinus colus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English eyed auger for Terebra guttata (Röding, 1798)
English gold ringer [from synonym] for Cypraea annulus Linnaeus, 1758
English great green turban for Turbo marmoratus Linnaeus, 1758
English grey bonnet for Phalium glaucum (Linnaeus, 1758)
English knobbly triton [from synonym] for Cymatium muricinum (Röding, 1798)
English lettered cone for Conus litteratus Linnaeus, 1758
English lithograph cone for Conus litoglyphus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
English lotorium triton [from synonym] for Cymatium lotorium (Linnaeus, 1758)
English maculated top shell for Trochus maculatus Linnaeus, 1758
English Mauritian conch [from synonym] for Strombus decorus (Röding, 1798)
English needle pyram [from synonym] for Pyramidella acus (Gmelin, 1791)
English Nussatella cone for Conus nussatella Linnaeus, 1758
English Pacific common olive [from synonym] for Oliva miniacea (Röding, 1798)
English Pacific tiger lucine for Codakia tigerina (Linnaeus, 1758)
English partridge tun for Tonna perdix (Linnaeus, 1758)
English purple drupe [from synonym] for Drupa (Drupa) morum Röding, 1798
English rasp tellin for Scutarcopagia scobinata (Linnaeus, 1758)
English rat cone for Conus rattus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
English ruby triton [from synonym] for Cymatium rubeculum (Linnaeus, 1758)
English silver-mouthed turban for Turbo argyrostomus Linnaeus, 1758
English striated cone for Conus striatus Linnaeus, 1758
English swollen olive for Oliva bulbosa (Röding, 1798)
English textile cone for Conus textile Linnaeus, 1758
English thorny woodcock [from synonym] for Murex (Murex) pecten Lightfoot, 1786
English tiger lucine for Codakia tigerina (Linnaeus, 1758)
English toothed top shell for Monodonta labio (Linnaeus, 1758)
English tortoise cowrie [from synonym] for Cypraea testudinaria Linnaeus, 1758
English triseriate [from synonym] for Terebra triseriata Gray, 1834
English venus comb [from synonym] for Murex (Murex) pecten Lightfoot, 1786
English vermiculated cone [from synonym] for Cucullus chaldaeus Röding, 1798
English vexillum cone for Conus vexillum Gmelin, 1791
 Authority

Lamarck as author in Kalk (1958). [details]

 Classification

Placement in family from Richmond, 1997. [details]

 Description

A conspicuous, solid, thick, heavy shell, up to 17 cm, with a narrow aperture. Dorsally reddish with 3 or 4 broad ... [details]

 Description

A large bulky sea hare, notable by its trancated, flattened and sloping posterior, up to 20 cm long. Body colour is ... [details]

 Description

A large, thin, globose shell, up to 12 cm, with short spire and deep suture. Pale brown with lighter and darker ... [details]

 Description

A long, solid, cylindrical shell, up to 13 cm, with a straight, narrow aperture. Dorsally light honey-coloured ... [details]

 Description

A moderately high-spired shell, up to 4 cm. Body whorl with five spiral rows of prominent tubercles separately by ... [details]

 Description

A small, solid cone up to 5 cm, with flattish spire, rounded shoulders and several spiral ridges around base of ... [details]

 Description

A solid, conical shell, up to 7cm, with almost flat sides, height and width approximately equal. Inner edge of ... [details]

 Description

A solid, white shell, up to 3 cm, with four prominent rows of spiny nodules and numerous other smaller spines. ... [details]

 Description

A squat shell with thick varices and a small, round aperture, up to 5 cm. Anal canal forms a long projecting spout ... [details]

 Description

A thick shell, up to 9 cm, with slightly raised spire and nodular shoulders of whorls. Overall colour pattern pale ... [details]

 Description

A thick, solid, nodular shell, up to 8 cm, with a long, upwardly bent siphonal canal. Exterior dirty grey with ... [details]

 Description
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As T. argyrostomus, but no fluted scales and usually green in colour. (Richmond, 1997). [details]

 Description

As T. canaliculata, but shell less inflated, columella much reduced, up to 15 cm. Colour pale to dark brown, ... [details]

 Description

As T. nebulosa. Up to 14 cm, with prominent row of small, grooved nodules along the top margin of whorls. Colour ... [details]

 Description

Compact shell, up to 2cm, surface sculpture a distinctive fine network of evenly-spaced nodules. Columella narrow ... [details]

 Description

Description as for family with conspicuous vertical scales, up to 5 cm. Colour white. Habitat: shallow substrates. ... [details]

 Description

Description: As V. turbinellus, but shell more elongated, up to 14 cm, with a longer siphonal canal and only three ... [details]

 Description

Distinctive shell, up to 20 cm, with six projections (including the long siphonal canal). Colour white, with brown ... [details]

 Description

Distinctive shell, up to 18 cm, bearing blunt tubercles, especially strong on shoulders. Colour greyish-green. ... [details]

 Description

Fin-shaped shell with coarse ribs, up to 2 cm. Colour reddish-brown or white. Habitat: shallow sublittoral on ... [details]

 Description

Habitat: attached to rocks among algae. Tropical Indo-Pacific, also in Australia in Kalk (1958). [details]

 Description

Habitat: muddy shore Thick shells, up to 3 cm, with transverse rows of large nodules (most prominent on shoulders ... [details]

 Description

Habitat: muddy shore Up to 3 cm, similar to N. arcularia plicatus, but with more elongated spire, a smooth surface ... [details]

 Description

Habitat: rocky cliffs (Ruwa, 1984). Up to 5 cm, surface texture of broad, ridged, spiral cords. Thick, granulose ... [details]

 Description

Habitat: rocky cliffs (Ruwa, 1984 <109>). Up to 4 cm, with radial ridges on the shell surface; columella with three teeth. ... [details]

 Description

Habitat: rocky cliffs, sometimes mangrove trees (Ruwa, 1984). Up to 4 cm, shell surface smooth or with slight ... [details]

 Description

Habitat: rocky cliffs (Ruwa, 1984). Globose shell, up to 3 cm, with well-marked ridges. Columella with three ... [details]

 Description

Habitat: Rocky cliffs [details]

 Description

Habitat: rocky shores Shell with moderately short spire, up to 3 cm. Colour purplish-brown with a white pattern. ... [details]

 Description

Habitat: rocky shores (Ruwa, 1984). Easily recognisable small, squat shell, up to 5 cm, with a rounded, short ... [details]

 Description

Habitat: rocky shores Thick, globose shell, up to 5 cm, with low spire, large body whorl and flat base. Colour ... [details]

 Description

Habitat: rocky shores [details]

 Description

Habitat: rocky shores Shell with low spire, up to 9 cm. Small and large, blunt spines (often eroded) on shoulders ... [details]

 Description

Habitat: rocky shores A compact, heavy shell, up to 2 cm, covered in large, rounded, brown-black nodules on white ... [details]

 Description

Habitat: wet fine sandy shore (Ruwa, 1984). Distinctive smooth and polished shell, up to 4 cm, smooth columella ... [details]

 Description

Heavy shell with rugged, knobbly exterior and pointed apex, up to 10 cm. Whorls with two prominent varices, outer ... [details]

 Description

High spired shell, up to 7 cm, with angular nodules on spiral ridges; lip with fine teeth and ridges. Colour cream ... [details]

 Description

Highly Dangerous - live specimens should be handled with extreme caution. Shell with moderately high spire and ... [details]

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Large, slim shell up to 12 cm, with rounded shoulders, a pointed spire with deep sutures, and an outer lip with ... [details]

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Moderately large, globular shell with a short, pointed spire, up to 12 cm. Outer lip thickened and denticulate ... [details]

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Parasitic in sea star Linckia guildingi. [details]

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Robust, domed shell, up to 2cm long, with pointed apex and fine radiating ridges. Grey-white exterior, buff-grey ... [details]

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Shell as T. crenulata, up to 13 cm, but lacking distinct grooves and nodules. Colour characteristically orange to ... [details]

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Shell narrow, with fine axial ribs on upper whorls (absent on lower whorls); up to 6 cm. Colour white with thin, ... [details]

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Shell triangular, up to 8 cm. Resembling those of Conus species but with heavy axial striae and a thick, incurved ... [details]

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Shell up to 4 cm, with conspicuous flattened, cup-like scales interspersed by small, regular rows of nodules. ... [details]

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Shell up to 6 cm long. The rounded shell is slightly glossy and patterned with brown. The animal is flesy, mottled ... [details]

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Shell up to 8 cm, with tall spire, moderately wide siphonal canal and the typical posterior notch in the outer lip. ... [details]

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Silver-mouthed Turban up to 8 cm, main body whorl with 20 distinct spiral ribs, mostly flat-topped, some with ... [details]

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Similar to C. moneta, but more oval in outline, up to 3 cm. Strong teeth, with slight ridges on columella. Colour ... [details]

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Similar to P. trapezium, but with a much taller spire and longer siphonal canal; up to 15 cm. Colour light to dark ... [details]

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Similar to Tonna with thicker shells, narrower aperture and toothed outer lip, up to 6 cm. Habitat: deep water. ... [details]

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Similar to Trochus (above) in shape, but with a twisted columella, up to 6cm. Pale shell with pink or darker ... [details]

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Small, ovate to globular shell, up to 1 cm, with fine dorsal ribs leaving a longitudinal groove at its centre. ... [details]

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Small, squat heavy shell, up to 4 cm, with slight nodules on shoulders of whorls. Colour light, mottled ... [details]

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Solid, rounded shells, up to 2 cm wide, similar to Oxystele (above) but more flattened and with a glossy, highly ... [details]

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Solid, yellowish shell, up to 15 cm, with a long siphonal canal and numerous long, slightly curved spines. ... [details]

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Strawberry Shell Distinctive, small, robust shell with granulated surface, up to 2 cm. Colour brick-red with a ... [details]

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The shell is long and narrow, moderately raised, with prominent oval opening from the centre to the anterior edge, ... [details]

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Thick shell, up to 5 cm, with low spire and 5 rows of small granules at anterior end of whorl. Colour red with a ... [details]

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Thick shell, up to 5 cm, with moderate spire and prominent nodules on shoulders of whorls. Colour light yellow to ... [details]

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Thick, heavy shell with flat spire, up to 13 cm. Colour cream with 2-3 axial bands of yellow or orange bands dotted ... [details]

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Thick, heavy shell, up to 3 cm, with moderate sutures between rounded whorls. Prominent, large columellar tooth and ... [details]

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Tropical Indo-Pacific, also in Australia in Kalk (1958). [details]

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Tropical Indo-Pacific, also in Australia in Kalk (1958). [details]

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Up to 2 cm, higher and more acute spire than P. nivosa. Colour variable, often pale with reddish-brown and white ... [details]

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With strongly ribbed surface, up to 2 cm wide. Habitat: under stones in lower eulittoral and sublittoral. ... [details]

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Habitat: muddy shore (Ruwa, 1984 <109>). Up to 3 cm. Grey to greyish-brown, sometimes streaked with pale grey or ... [details]

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Mangrove forests and rocky cliffs. [details]

 Nomenclature

Cited as Ctenocardia victor (Angas, 1872) by Drivas, J. & M. Jay (1988) [details]

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Described in 1790 according to Dautzenberg, 1929. [details]

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Publication date 1830 in Dautzenberg, 1929 [details]

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Year of description: 1832 in Dautzenberg, 1929 [details]

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Acteon is placed in family Acteonidae by Sheppard (1984) and Harasewych (1997), which is synonym with Pupidae ... [details]

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Also Lampadopsis rhodostoma in Vine, 1986 . [details]

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Described by Lamarck according to Dautzenberg, 1923 [details]

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Possibly belongs to Turritellidae or Trichotropidae (not clear from <112>) [details]

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subgenus Chrysame (Dautzenberg, 1923) [details]

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subgenus Chrysame (Dautzenberg, 1923) [details]

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subgenus Chrysame (Dautzenberg, 1923) [details]

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subgenus Chrysame (Dautzenberg, 1923) [details]

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subgenus Chrysame (Dautzenberg, 1923) [details]

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Subgenus Infundibulum Dautzenberg, 1923 [details]

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Subgenus Infundibulum Dautzenberg, 1923 [details]

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Subgenus Ctena in Vine, 1986 . [details]

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Subgenus: (Sanhaliotis) in Vine (1986). [details]

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Actaeon flammeus in Vine, 1986 and Odhner, 1919. [details]

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C. hebraeus in Kalk (1958). [details]

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C. tectum sinense (Chemniz) in Spry, 1961. [details]

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O. tigerina in Dautzenberg, 1923 [details]

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V. exasperata in Vine, 1989. In subgenus Costellaria in Vine, 1989 and Odhner, 1919. [details]

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V. turbinellum in Odhner (1919). [details]

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C. cicerula in Vine 1986  [details]

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C. labiosus in Spry 1964 [details]

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C. ratus in Vine, 1986 . [details]

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C. staphylea in Vine 1986  [details]