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MacDonald & Co (1979). The MacDonald Encyclopedia of Shells. MacDonald & Co. London & Sydney.
The text is divided into five chapters giving Molluscs found in diffeent habitats. The Systematics of the Molluscs is given at the end of the book. Distribution is covered globally based on Woodward's system of malacological regions.
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Angaria melanacantha (Reeve, 1842) (additional source)
Cardita crassicosta Lamarck, 1819 (basis of record)
Clanculus pharaonius (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Conus bengalensis (Okutani, 1968) (basis of record)
Conus coccineus Gmelin, 1791 (basis of record)
Cryptoplax larvaeformis (Burrow, 1815) (basis of record)
Cymbiola aulica (Sowerby I, 1825) (basis of record)
Glycymeris pectiniformis (Lamarck, 1819) accepted as Tucetona pectunculus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Iniforis lifuana (Hervier, 1898) accepted as Mastoniaeforis lifuana (Hervier, 1898) (basis of record)
Lyncina argus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Arestorides argus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Lyncina camelopardalis (Perry, 1811) (basis of record)
Nemocardium lyratum (G. B. Sowerby, 1840) accepted as Cardium lyratum G. B. Sowerby II, 1840 accepted as Lyrocardium lyratum (G. B. Sowerby II, 1840) (basis of record)
Oliva incrassata (Lightfoot, 1786) (basis of record)
Patella cochlear Born, 1778 accepted as Scutellastra cochlear (Born, 1778) (additional source)
Phalium labiatum (Perry, 1811) accepted as Semicassis labiata (Perry, 1811) (basis of record)
Pustularia childreni (Gray, 1825) accepted as Ipsa childreni (J.E. Gray, 1825) (basis of record)
Ranella olearia (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Ranella olearium (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Siliquaria ponderosa (Mörch, 1861) accepted as Tenagodus ponderosus Mörch, 1861 (basis of record)
Tectus conus (Gmelin, 1791) (basis of record)
Tellina foliacea Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Phylloda foliacea (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Tonna galea (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Triphora perversa (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Monophorus perversus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Umbonium giganteum (Lesson, 1831) (basis of record)
Umbonium moniliferum (Lamarck, 1822) (basis of record)
English aulica volute for Cymbiola aulica (Sowerby I, 1825)
English Bengal cone for Conus bengalensis (Okutani, 1968)
English berry cone for Conus coccineus Gmelin, 1791
English black-tankard angaria for Angaria melanacantha (Reeve, 1842)
English Bruguiere's risso [from synonym] for Rissoina bruguierei [sic]
English Burrow's chiton for Cryptoplax larvaeformis (Burrow, 1815)
English camel cowrie for Lyncina camelopardalis (Perry, 1811)
English children's cowrie [from synonym] for Pustularia childreni (Gray, 1825)
English common nut clam for Nucula nucleus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English cone top shell for Tectus conus (Gmelin, 1791)
English eyed cowrie [from synonym] for Lyncina argus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English fluted giant clam for Tridacna squamosa Lamarck, 1819
English giant tun for Tonna galea (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Gilchrist's volute for Neptuneopsis gilchristi Sowerby III, 1898
English girdled rock shell for 
English gold-banded volute for Harpulina arausiaca (Lightfoot, 1786)
English golden cowrie for Lyncina aurantium (Gmelin, 1791)
English golden-capped risso for Rissoa auriscalpium (Linnaeus, 1758)
English heart cockle for Corculum cardissa (Linnaeus, 1758)
English horses hoof for Hippopus hippopus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English imperial volute for Cymbiola imperialis (Lightfoot, 1786)
English large-ribbed cardita for Cardita crassicosta Lamarck, 1819
English leafed telline [from synonym] for Tellina foliacea Linnaeus, 1758
English lipped cask shell [from synonym] for Phalium labiatum (Perry, 1811)
English little frog triton [from synonym] for Ranella olearia (Linnaeus, 1758)
English lyrate cockle [from synonym] for Nemocardium lyratum (G. B. Sowerby, 1840)
English lyre-shaped volute for Lyria lyraeformis (Swainson, 1821)
English pearl oyster for Pinctada imbricata Röding, 1798
English scalloplike bittersweet shell [from synonym] for Glycymeris pectiniformis (Lamarck, 1819)
English sertum rock shell for Nassa serta (Bruguière, 1789)
English slit worm-shell [from synonym] for Siliquaria ponderosa (Mörch, 1861)
English snail patella [from synonym] for Patella cochlear Born, 1778
English stolid cowrie for Bistolida stolida (Linnaeus, 1758)
English strawberry topshell for Clanculus pharaonius (Linnaeus, 1758)
English sun carrier shell for Stellaria solaris (Linnaeus, 1764)
English toothed top shell [from synonym] for Tectus (Tectus) dentatus (Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775)
English unequal arc [from synonym] for Scapharca inaequivalvis (Bruguière, 1789)
English variable risso for Rissoa variabilis (Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1824)
English violet risso for Rissoa violacea Desmarest, 1814
English West Indian worm-shell for Vermicularia spirata (Philippi, 1836)
English white-banded bubble for Hydatina albocincta (van der Hoeven, 1839)

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


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


Spelled as C. olearium in Macnae, W. & Kalk, M. (1958). [details]