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Non-fish Identification: Find Species

Family: Muricidae purpuras, murex and rock shells (See list of species below)

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714 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Acanthina monodon
[Magellanic unicorn]


Acanthina spirata
[angular unicorn]
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Acanthina unicornis
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Acanthotrophon striatoides
[knobbed trophon]
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Aspella anceps
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Aspella castor
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Aspella cryptica
[]
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Aspella media
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Aspella morchi
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Aspella producta
[elongate aspella]
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Aspella schroederi
[]
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Aspella senex
[graybeard aspella]
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Attiliosa aldridgei
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Attiliosa bessei
[]
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Attiliosa caledonica
[]
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Attiliosa glennduffyi
[]
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Attiliosa kevani
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Attiliosa nodulifera
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Attiliosa noduliferus
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Attiliosa perplexa
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Attiliosa philippiana
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Attiliosa ruthae
[]
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Babelomurex fax
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Babelomurex juliae
[]
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Babelomurex tectumsinense
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Bedeva birileffi
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Bedeva blosvillei
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Bolinus brandaris
[purple dye murex]
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Bolinus cornutus
[horned murex]


Boreotrophon clathratus
[clathrate trophon]
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Boreotrophon multicostatus
[ribbed trophon]
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Boreotrophon orpheus
[threaded trophon]


Boreotrophon truncatus
[bobtail trophon]
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Brasityphis barrosi
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Bufonaria bufo
[chestnut frogsnail]
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Calotrophon andrewsi
[]
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Calotrophon hystrix
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Calotrophon ostrearum
[mauve-mouth drill]
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Carolliobia robillardi
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Ceratostoma foliatum
[leafy hornmouth]


Chicomurex laciniatus
[lacinate murex]
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Chicomurex problematica
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Chicomurex problematicus
[]
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Chicomurex superbus
[superb murex]
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Chicomurex venustulus
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Chicoreus aculeatus
[pendant murex]
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Chicoreus akritos
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Chicoreus alabaster
[]
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Chicoreus artemis
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Chicoreus asianus
[]
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Chicoreus axicornis
[axicornis murex]


Chicoreus banksii
[bank's murex]


Chicoreus beauii
[beau's murex]


Chicoreus brevifrons
[West Indian murex]


Chicoreus brunneus
[adusta murex]
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Chicoreus bullisi
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Chicoreus bundharmai
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Chicoreus cailleti
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Chicoreus capucinus
[mangrove murex]


Chicoreus celinamarumai
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Chicoreus cervicornis
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Chicoreus cnissodus
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Chicoreus consuela
[Consuela's murex]
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Chicoreus cosmani
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Chicoreus dilectus
[lace murex]
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Chicoreus dodongi
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Chicoreus dunni
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Chicoreus florifer
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Chicoreus formosus
[]
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Chicoreus franchii
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Chicoreus laciniatus
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Chicoreus mergus
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Chicoreus microphyllus
[curly murex]
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Chicoreus mocki
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Chicoreus nobilis
[noble murex]
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Chicoreus onchidiflorus
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Chicoreus orchidoflorus
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Chicoreus ordidilorus
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Chicoreus palmarosae
[rose-branch murex]


Chicoreus penchinati
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Chicoreus pomum
[apple murex]


Chicoreus ramosus
[ramose murex]
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Chicoreus rosarius
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Chicoreus rossiteri
[rossiter's murex]


Chicoreus rubiginosus
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Chicoreus saltatrix
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Chicoreus saulii
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Chicoreus spectrum
[ghost murex]


Chicoreus strigatus
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Chicoreus superbus
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Chicoreus territus
[territory murex]
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Chicoreus thomasi
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Chicoreus torrefactus
[fireband murex]
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Chicoreus trigonulus
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Chicoreus triquetra
[triquetra murex]
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Chicoreus venustulus
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Chicoreus vokesae
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Chorus giganteus
[top shell whelk]
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Clivipollia fragaria
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Clivipollia pulcher
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Clivipollia recurva
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Clivipollia wagneri
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Conchatalos canalibrevis
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Conchatalos lacrima
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Conchatalos tirardi
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Conchatalos vaubani
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Concholepas concholepas
[Chilean abalone]
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Coralliophila alboangulata
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Coralliophila atlantica
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Coralliophila erythrostoma
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Coralliophila kalafuti
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Coralliophila patruelis
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Coralliophila salebrosa
[panamaic vitularia]
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Coronium coronatum
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Coronium elegans
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Coronium oblongum
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Coronium wilhelmensis
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Crassilabrum crassilabrum
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Cronia avellana
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Cronia contracta
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Cronia fenestrata
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Cronia fiscella
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Cronia funiculus
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Cronia margariticola
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Cymatium mohorteri
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Cytharamorula eximius
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Cytharomorula paucimaculata
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Cytharomorula pinguis
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Cytharomorula springsteeni
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Cytharomorula vexillum
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Dermomurex abyssicola
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Dermomurex alabastrum
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Dermomurex binghamae
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Dermomurex bobyini
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Dermomurex colombi
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Dermomurex elizabethae
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Dermomurex glicksteini
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Dermomurex kaicherae
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Dermomurex leali
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Dermomurex neglecta
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Dermomurex neglectus
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Dermomurex olssoni
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Dermomurex oxum
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Dermomurex pacei
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Dermomurex pauperculus
[beggar aspella]
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Dermomurex sarasuae
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Dermomurex scalaroides
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Dermomurex worsfoldi
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Dicathais orbita
[white rock shell]
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Drupa clathrata
[clathrate drupe]
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Drupa elegans
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Drupa grossularia
[digitate Pacific drupe]


Drupa morum
[purple Pacific drupe]


Drupa ricinus
[prickly Pacific drupe]


Drupa rubusidaeus
[strawberry drupe]
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Drupa spathulifera
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Drupa speciosa
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Drupella cariosa
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Drupella cornus
[horn drupe]
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Drupella fragum
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Drupella gibba
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Drupella minuta
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Drupella ochrostoma
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Drupella rugosa
[rugose drupe]
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Drupina lobata
[]
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Engina leucozonia
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Ergalatax contracta
[contracted rock shell]
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Ergalatax dattilioi
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Ergalatax junionae
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Ergalatax margariticola
[shouldered castor bean]
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Eupleura caudata
[thick-lip drill]
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Eupleura sulcidentata
[sharp-rib drill]
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Favartia alveata
[frilly dwarf triton]
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Favartia balteata
[]
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Favartia barbarae
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Favartia brevicula
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Favartia cellulosa
[pitted murex]
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Favartia cirrosa
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Favartia coltrorum
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Favartia dondani
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Favartia dorothyae
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Favartia garrettii
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Favartia guamensis
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Favartia jeanae
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Favartia judithae
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Favartia leonae
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Favartia lindae
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Favartia mactanensis
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Favartia maculata
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Favartia massemini
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Favartia minirosea
[rosy drill]
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Favartia nucea
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Favartia pacei
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Favartia parthi
[]
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Favartia paulmieri
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Favartia peasei
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Favartia pelepili
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Favartia philcioveri
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Favartia ponderi
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Favartia rosamiae
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Favartia salmonea
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Favartia tetragonus
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Favartia varimutabilis
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Gemixystus leptos
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Habromorula ambrosia
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Habromorula biconica
[biconic rock shell]
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Habromorula dichrous
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Habromorula dumosa
[]
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Habromorula lepida
[]
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Habromorula spinosa
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Hadriania craticulata
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Haustellum cabritii
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Haustellum dentifer
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Haustellum gallinago
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Haustellum haustellum
[Snipe's bill murex]
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Haustellum kiiensis
[kii murex]
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Haustellum kurodai
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Haustellum mindanaoensis
[]
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Haustellum multiplicatus
[]
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Haustellum rectirostris
[Hen murex]
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Haustellum rubidum
[rose murex]
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Hexaplex angularis
[angular murex]
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Hexaplex brassica
[cabbage murex]


Hexaplex cichoreum
[Endive murex]
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Hexaplex erythrostomus
[pink-mouthed murex]
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Hexaplex fulvescens
[giant eastern murex]
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Hexaplex kusterianus
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Hexaplex pecchiolianus
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Hexaplex regius
[regal murex]
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Hexaplex stainforthi
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Hexaplex strausi
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Hexaplex trunculus
[banded dye-murex]
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Hirtomurex filiaregis
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Hirtomurex marshalli
[]
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Hirtomurex oyamai
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Hirtomurex squamosus
[lamellose coral-shell]
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Hirtomurex tangaroa
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Hirtomurex teramachii
[]
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Hirtomurex winckworthi
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Homalacantha anatomica
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Homalocantha anomaliae
[anomalous murex]
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Homalocantha dondani
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Homalocantha pisori
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Homalocantha scorpio
[scorpion murex]


Homalocantha zamboi
[Zambo's murex]


Indothais lacera
[carinate rock shell]
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Lataxiena fimbriata
[fimbriate false latiaxis]
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Leptoconchus lamarckii
[Lamarck's coral-shell]
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Leptoconchus striatus
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Leptotrophon acerapex
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Leptotrophon atlanticus
[]
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Leptotrophon bernadettae
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Leptotrophon biocalae
[]
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Leptotrophon caledonicus
[]
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Leptotrophon caroae
[]
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Leptotrophon charcoti
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Leptotrophon coralensis
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Leptotrophon coriolis
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Leptotrophon inaequalis
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Leptotrophon levii
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Leptotrophon lineorugosus
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Leptotrophon marshalli
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Leptotrophon metivieri
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Leptotrophon minirotundus
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Leptotrophon minispinosus
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Leptotrophon musorstomae
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Leptotrophon protocarinatus
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Leptotrophon richeri
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Leptotrophon rigidus
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Leptotrophon spinacutus
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Leptotrophon surprisensis
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Leptotrophon turritellatus
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Leptotrophon virginiae
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Lindapterys sanderi
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Litozamia subtropicalis
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Litozamia tropis
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Maculotriton bracteatus
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Maculotriton digitalis
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Maculotriton serriale
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Mancinella deltoidea
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Marchia bipinnata
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Marchia elongata
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Marchia laqueata
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Marchia martinetana
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Marchia triptera
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Menathais intermedia
[intermediate rock shell]
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Minibraria monroei
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Mipus crebrilamellosus
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Mipus eugeniae
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Mipus gyratus
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Mipus intermedius
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Mipus matsumotoi
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Mipus miyukiae
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Mipus ovoideus
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Monstrotyphis montforti
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Monstrotyphis tosaensis
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Morula anaxeres
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Morula angulata
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Morula aspera
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Morula bicatenata
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Morula borealis
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Morula ceylonica
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Morula chaidea
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Morula echinata
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Morula funicula
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Morula fusca
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Morula granulata
[granular drupe]


Morula musiva
[musical drupe]
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Morula mutica
[]
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Morula nodicostata
[]
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Morula nodiscotata
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Morula nodulifera
[nodulated rock shell]
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Morula palmeri
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Morula parva
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Morula porphyrostoma
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Morula praecipua
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Morula purpureocincta
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Morula rodgersi
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Morula spinosa
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Morula squamosa
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Morula striata
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Morula uva
[]
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Murex acanthostephes
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Murex aduncospinosus
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Murex altispira
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Murex brevispina
[short-spinned murex]
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Murex carbonnieri
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Murex duplex
[duplex murex]
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Murex falsitribulus
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Murex forskoehlii
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Murex mindanoensis
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Murex nigrispinosus
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Murex occa
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Murex pecten
[venus comb murex]
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Murex philippinensis
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Murex recurvirostris
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Murex scolopax
[scalloped murex]
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Murex spectabilis
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Murex tenuirostrum
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Murex ternispina
[black-spined murex]


Murex trapa
[rarespined murex]


Murex tribulus
[caltrop murex]
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Murex troscheli
[Troschel's murex]
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Murexiella balteata
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Murexiella cargilei
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Murexiella conleyi
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Murexiella edwardpauli
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Murexiella glypta
[carved murex]


Murexiella hidalgoi
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Murexiella hilli
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Murexiella judithae
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Murexiella kalafuti
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Murexiella levicula
[lightweight murex]
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Murexiella macgintyi
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Murexiella mactanensis
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Murexiella martini
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Murexiella pelepili
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Murexiella peregrina
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Murexiella puntagordana
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Murexiella taylorae
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Murexsul cevikeri
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Murexsul chesleri
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Murexsul emipowlusi
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Murexsul harasewychi
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Murexsul huberti
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Murexsul oxytatus
[hexagonal murex]
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Murexsul sunderlandi
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Murexsul tokubeii
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Murexsul zylmanae
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Muricodrupa fenestrata
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Muricodrupa fiscella
[little basket drupe]
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Muricodrupa funiculus
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Muricodrupa triangulatus
[triangular trophon]


Muricopsis caribbaea
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Muricopsis cristatus
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Muricopsis deformis
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Muricopsis josei
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Muricopsis marcusi
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Muricopsis mariangelae
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Muricopsis matildae
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Muricopsis perexigua
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Muricopsis principensis
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Muricopsis rosea
[pink drupe]
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Muricopsis warreni
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Naquetia barclayi
[barclay's murex]
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Naquetia capucina
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Naquetia cumingii
[cuming's murex]
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Naquetia trigonula
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Naquetia triqueter
[three angled murex]


Nassa francolina
[Francolina jopas]


Nassa serta
[wreath jopas]
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Nassa trancolina
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Neorapana grandis
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Neothais harpa
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Neothais nesiotes
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Neothais smithi
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Nipponotrophon stuarti
[winged trophon]
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Nodulotrophon coronatus
[crown trophon]
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Nodulotrophon scolopax
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Nodulotrophon septus
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Nucella canaliculata
[channeled dogwinkle]


Nucella emarginata
[emarginate dogwinkle]
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Nucella lamellosa
[frilled dogwinkle]


Nucella lapillus
[Atlantic dogwinkle]


Nucella lima
[file dogwinkle]
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Nucella ostrina
[Northern striped dogwinkle]


Ocenebra erinaceus
[hedge hog murex]
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Ocenebra inornata
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Ocenebra interfossa
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Ocenebra lurida
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Ocenebra minirosea
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Ocenebra sclera
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Ocinebrina aciculata
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Ocinebrina corallinoides
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Ocinebrina edwardsii
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Ocinebrina helleri
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Ocinebrina hispidula
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Ocinebrina hybrida
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Ocinebrina ingloria
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Ocinebrina interfossa
[sculptured rocksnail]
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Ocinebrina lurida
[lurid rocksnail]
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Ocinebrina nicolai
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Ocinebrina paddeui
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Ocinebrina sclera
[sclera rocksnail]
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Orania albozonata
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Orania archaea
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Orania bimucronata
[]
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Orania corallina
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Orania ficula
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Orania fusulus
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Orania gaskelli
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Orania grayi
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Orania mixta
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Orania nodosa
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Orania pacifica
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Orania pleurotomoides
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Orania rosea
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Orania serotina
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Orania walkeri
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Pagodula declinans
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Pagodula echinata
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Pagodula macquariensis
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Pagodula multigrada
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Pagodula plicilaminata
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Panamurex carnicolor
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Panamurex eugeniae
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Panamurex velero
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Pascula benedicta
[]
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Pascula citrica
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Pascula darrosensis
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Pascula lefevreiana
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Pascula lefevriana
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Pascula muricata
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Pascula ochrostoma
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Paziella atlantis
[]
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Paziella hystricina
[]
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Paziella nuttingi
[]
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Paziella oregonia
[]
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Paziella pazi
[]
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Paziella petuchi
[]
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Pazinotus bodarti
[]
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Pazinotus bowdenensis
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Pazinotus falcatiformis
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Pazinotus goesi
[]
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Pazinotus olivenai
[]
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Pazinotus sibogae
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Pazinotus stimpsonii
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Phyllocoma convoluta
[convoluted false triton]
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Phyllocoma convolutum
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Phyllonotus globosus
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Phyllonotus margaritensis
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Phyllonotus oculatus
[oculate apple murex]


Pinaxia versicolor
[]
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Plicopurpura patula
[widemouth rocksnail]
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Poirieria actinophora
[]
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Poirieria poppei
[]
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Poirieria zelandica
[spiny murex]
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Pterochelus acanthopterus
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Pteropurpura adunca
[]
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Pteropurpura bequaerti
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Pteropurpura plorator
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Pteropurpura sanctaehelenae
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Pterotyphis pinnatus
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Pterotyphis triangularis
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Pterymarchia aparrii
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Pterymarchia barclayana
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Pterymarchia bibbeyi
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Pterynotus alatus
[pinnate murex]
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Pterynotus barclayanus
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Pterynotus bibbeyi
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Pterynotus bipinnatus
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Pterynotus concavopterus
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Pterynotus elongatus
[clavus Murex]
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Pterynotus emilyae
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Pterynotus guesti
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Pterynotus havanensis
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Pterynotus laurae
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Pterynotus lightbourni
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Pterynotus loebbeckei
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Pterynotus martinetana
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Pterynotus miyokoae
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Pterynotus orchidifloris
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Pterynotus pellucidus
[pellucid Murex]
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Pterynotus phaneus
[shining murex]
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Pterynotus phyllopterus
[]
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Pterynotus pinnatus
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Pterynotus tripterus
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Pterynotus vespertilio
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Purpura aperta
[]
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Purpura dubia
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Purpura panama
[Rudolph's purpura]
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Purpura patula
[open-mouthed purple]


Purpura persica
[Persian purpura]
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Pygmaepterys aliceae
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Pygmaepterys germainae
[]
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Pygmaepterys juanitae
[]
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Pygmaepterys lourdesae
[]
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Pygmaepterys oxossi
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Pygmaepterys rauli
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Pygmaepterys richardbinghami
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Quoyola madreporarum
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Rapa incurva
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Rapa rapa
[papery rapa]


Rapana bezoar
[bezoar rapana]


Rapana rapiformis
[turnish shaped rapa]
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Rapana venosa
[purple whelk]
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Rhizochilus antipathicus
[]
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Risomurex caribbaeus
[Adam's dwarf triton]
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Risomurex gilbertharrisi
[]
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Risomurex nicocheanus
[]
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Risomurex schrammi
[]
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Risomurex withrowi
[]
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Scabrotrophon fabricii
[]
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Scabrotrophon maltzani
[]
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Semiricinula fusca
[]
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Semiricinula konkanensis
[]
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Semiricinula manginatra
[]
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Semiricinula tissoti
[tissot's rock shell]
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Semiricinula turbinoides
[]
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Siphonochelus bullisi
[]
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Siphonochelus japonicus
[]
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Siphonochelus longicornis
[]
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Siphonochelus radwini
[]
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Siphonochelus riosi
[]
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Siphonochelus tityrus
[]
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Siratus aguayoi
[]
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Siratus articulatus
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Siratus bessei
[]
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Siratus cailleti
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Siratus carolynae
[]
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Siratus caudacurta
[]
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Siratus ciboney
[ciboney murex]
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Siratus colellai
[]
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Siratus coltrorum
[]
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Siratus formosus
[]
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Siratus hennequini
[]
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Siratus lamyi
[]
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Siratus motacilla
[]
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Siratus perelegans
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Siratus pliciferoides
[]
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Siratus senegalensis
[]
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Siratus springeri
[]
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Siratus tenuivaricosus
[]
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Siratus thompsoni
[]
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Siratus vicdani
[]
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Siratus vokesorum
[]
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Spinidrupa euracantha
[spiny rock shell]
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Spinidrupa spinosa
[]
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Stramonita bicarinata
[]
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Stramonita canaliculata
[hay's rocksnail]
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Stramonita cruentata
[]
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Stramonita floridana
[]


Stramonita haemastoma
[red-mouthed rock shell]
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Stramonita mariae
[]
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Stramonita rustica
[crowned rock shell]
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Tenguella marginalba
[]


Thais alouina
[alou rock shell]


Thais armigera
[belligerent rock shell]
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Thais bitubercularis
[]
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Thais buccinea
[]


Thais bufo
[toad purpura]


Thais clavigera
[Korean common dogwhelk]
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Thais deltoidea
[deltoid rocksnail]
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Thais distinguenda
[]


Thais echinata
[Blainville's spiny rock-shell]
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Thais echinulata
[Lamarck's spiny rock-shell]
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Thais emarginata
[]
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Thais gradata
[drill]
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Thais grossa
[]
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Thais javanica
[]


Thais jubilaea
[]
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Thais kieneri
[]
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Thais kiosquiformis
[]
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Thais lamellosa
[]
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Thais luteostoma
[granulated dogwhelk]
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Thais malayensis
[]


Thais mancinella
[mancinella rock-shell]
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Thais marginatra
[marginate drupe]
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Thais muricoides
[]


Thais nodosa
[nodose rock shell]


Thais rufotincta
[]
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Thais rugosa
[]
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Thais sacellum
[]
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Thais savignyi
[]


Thais tuberosa
[tuberose rock shell]
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Thais virgata
[]
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Thaisella chocolata
[chocolate rock shell]
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Thaisella coronata
[]
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Thaisella trinitatensis
[]


Thalessa aculeata
[aculeate rock shell]
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Timbellus radwini
[]
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Timbellus xenos
[]
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Trachypollia consanguinea
[]


Trachypollia nodulosa
[blackberry drupe]
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Trachypollia sclera
[]
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Trachypollia turricula
[twin drupe]
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Tromina dispectata
[]
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Trophon acanthodes
[]
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Trophon aculeatus
[]
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Trophon albolabratus
[Antarctic trophon]
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Trophon amettei
[]
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Trophon araios
[]
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Trophon arnaudi
[]
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Trophon brevispira
[]
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Trophon clathratus
[]
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Trophon clenchi
[]
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Trophon columbarioides
[]
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Trophon coulmanensis
[]
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Trophon cribellum
[]
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Trophon cuspidarioides
[]
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Trophon distantelamellatus
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Trophon drygalskii
[]
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Trophon echinolamellatus
[]
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Trophon fasciolarioides
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Trophon geversianus
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Trophon iarae
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Trophon lacunellus
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Trophon leptocharteres
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Trophon malvinarum
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Trophon mawsoni
[]
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Trophon minutus
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Trophon mucrone
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Trophon nucelliformis
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Trophon ohlini
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Trophon pallidus
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Trophon parodizi
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Trophon patagonicus
[]
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Trophon pelseneeri
[]
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Trophon plicatus
[folded trophon]
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Trophon poirieria
[]
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Trophon scotianus
[]
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Trophon shackletoni
[]
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Trophon triacanthus
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Trophon truncatus
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Trophon veronicae
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Trophon verrillii
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Trophonella eversoni
[]
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Trophonella longstaffi
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Trophonopsis alboranensis
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Trophonopsis barvicensis
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Trophonopsis beringi
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Trophonopsis breviata
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Trophonopsis clathratus
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Trophonopsis lasius
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Trophonopsis muricatus
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Trophonopsis truncatus
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Typhina campbelli
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Typhina ramosa
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Typhinellus labiatus
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Typhinellus occlussus
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Typhinellus occlusus
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Typhinellus sowerbii
[frilly typhis]
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Typhis belcheri
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Typhis expansus
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Typhis jardinreinensis
[]
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Urosalpinx cala
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Urosalpinx cinerea
[Atlantic oyster drill]
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Urosalpinx haneti
[]
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Urosalpinx macra
[waxy drill]
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Urosalpinx perrugata
[Gulf oyster drill]
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Urosalpinx stimpsoni
[]
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Urosalpinx tampaensis
[Tampa drill]
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Urosalpinx verrilli
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Vasula melones
[]


Vexilla vexillum
[vexillate jopas]
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Vexillum brandii
[]


Vitularia crenifer
[crenate vitularia]


Vitularia miliaris
[spotted vitularia]
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Vokesimurex anniae
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Vokesimurex bantamensis
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Vokesimurex bayeri
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Vokesimurex bellegladeensis
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Vokesimurex bellus
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Vokesimurex blakeanus
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Vokesimurex bobyini
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Vokesimurex cabritii
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Vokesimurex chrysostoma
[goldmouth murex]
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Vokesimurex dolichorus
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Vokesimurex dolichourus
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Vokesimurex donmoorei
[Don Moore's murex]
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Vokesimurex gallinago
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Vokesimurex hamanni
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Vokesimurex hirasei
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Vokesimurex malabaricus
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Vokesimurex messorius
[messorius murex]
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Vokesimurex mindanaoensis
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Vokesimurex olssoni
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Vokesimurex rubidus
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Vokesimurex sallasi
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Vokesimurex tryoni
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Xanthochorus cassidiformis
[orange whelk]
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Xymenopsis bruceana
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Xymenopsis muriciformis
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Xymenopsis subnodosa
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714 Species of Family Muricidae
(purpuras, murex and rock shells)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acanthina monodon Magellanic unicorn Southeast Pacific and Sou
Acanthina spirata angular unicorn Eastern Central Pacific
Acanthina unicornis Eastern Pacific.
Acanthotrophon striatoides knobbed trophon Western Atlantic. 2.48 DL
Aspella anceps Western Central Pacific a
Aspella castor Western Atlantic 1.34 DL
Aspella cryptica Western Atlantic. 0.9 DL
Aspella media Western Central Pacific
Aspella morchi Western Atlantic. 1 DL
Aspella producta elongate aspella Indo-West Pacific
Aspella schroederi Western Central Pacific
Aspella senex graybeard aspella Western Central Atlantic. 1.4 DL
Attiliosa aldridgei Western Atlantic. 4.1 DL
Attiliosa bessei Western Central Atlantic. 2.46 DL
Attiliosa caledonica Central Pacific
Attiliosa glennduffyi Western Atlantic. 1.4 DL
Attiliosa kevani Western Atlantic. 1.79 DL
Attiliosa nodulifera Western Central Pacific 3.2 TL
Attiliosa noduliferus Western Central Pacific
Attiliosa perplexa Western Atlantic. 1.26 DL
Attiliosa philippiana Western Atlantic 1.9 DL
Attiliosa ruthae Western Central Pacific
Babelomurex fax Western Central Atlantic. 2.44 DL
Babelomurex juliae Western Atlantic. 2.82 DL
Babelomurex tectumsinense Atlantic Ocean. 2.4 DL
Bedeva birileffi Northwest Pacific
Bedeva blosvillei Western Central Pacific 6 TL
Bolinus brandaris purple dye murex Eastern Atlantic and the 3.9 DL
Bolinus cornutus horned murex Eastern Central Atlantic
Boreotrophon clathratus clathrate trophon Eastern Pacific, Northeas
Boreotrophon multicostatus ribbed trophon Eastern Pacific
Boreotrophon orpheus threaded trophon Northeast Pacific 2.5 NG
Boreotrophon truncatus bobtail trophon Eastern Pacific, Arctic a
Brasityphis barrosi Western Atlantic. 0.5 DL
Bufonaria bufo chestnut frogsnail Central Pacific and Atlan 6 SHL
Calotrophon andrewsi Western Atlantic 2 DL
Calotrophon hystrix Western Atlantic. 2.88 DL
Calotrophon ostrearum mauve-mouth drill Western Central Atlantic. 3 DL
Carolliobia robillardi Western Central Pacific
Ceratostoma foliatum leafy hornmouth Northeast Pacific and the 9 SHL
Chicomurex laciniatus lacinate murex Indo-West Pacific
Chicomurex problematica Western Central Pacific
Chicomurex problematicus Western Pacific.
Chicomurex superbus superb murex Western Pacific.
Chicomurex venustulus Pacific Ocean.
Chicoreus aculeatus pendant murex Indo-West Pacific
Chicoreus akritos Western Central Pacific
Chicoreus alabaster Western Pacific. 22 TL
Chicoreus artemis Western Central Pacific 6 TL
Chicoreus asianus Western Pacific
Chicoreus axicornis axicornis murex Indo-West Pacific.
Chicoreus banksii bank's murex Indo-West Pacific.
Chicoreus beauii beau's murex Western Atlantic 12 DL
Chicoreus brevifrons West Indian murex Northwest Pacific and Wes 15.5 DL
Chicoreus brunneus adusta murex Indo-Pacific 11.5 SHL
Chicoreus bullisi Western Atlantic. 6.5 DL
Chicoreus bundharmai Western Central Pacific
Chicoreus cailleti Western Atlantic 6.2 DL
Chicoreus capucinus mangrove murex Western Central Pacific 9 TL
Chicoreus celinamarumai Western Central Pacific 4 TL
Chicoreus cervicornis Eastern Indian Ocean
Chicoreus cnissodus Western Pacific 7.5 TL
Chicoreus consuela Consuela's murex Western Atlantic 7.9 DL
Chicoreus cosmani Western Atlantic. 7.9 DL
Chicoreus dilectus lace murex Western Central Atlantic. 5.5 DL
Chicoreus dodongi Western Central Pacific
Chicoreus dunni Western Atlantic. 3.6 DL
Chicoreus florifer Western Central Atlantic. 8.4 DL
Chicoreus formosus Western Atlantic 8 DL
Chicoreus franchii Western Atlantic. 10.62 DL
Chicoreus laciniatus Western Central Pacific 6.5 TL
Chicoreus mergus Western Central Atlantic 5.7 NG
Chicoreus microphyllus curly murex Indo-West Pacific.
Chicoreus mocki Western Central Pacific
Chicoreus nobilis noble murex Indo-West Pacific 6 TL
Chicoreus onchidiflorus Western Central Pacific
Chicoreus orchidoflorus Indo-West Pacific.
Chicoreus ordidilorus Western Central Pacific 4 TL
Chicoreus palmarosae rose-branch murex Indo-West Pacific
Chicoreus penchinati Western Central Pacific 4.5 TL
Chicoreus pomum apple murex Western Atlantic 13.3 DL
Chicoreus ramosus ramose murex Indo-Pacific. 33 SHL
Chicoreus rosarius Western Central Pacific 12.5 TL
Chicoreus rossiteri rossiter's murex Western Central Pacific
Chicoreus rubiginosus Western Central Pacific 10 TL
Chicoreus saltatrix Western Central Pacific 7 TL
Chicoreus saulii Indo-West Pacific
Chicoreus spectrum ghost murex Western Atlantic. 12 DL
Chicoreus strigatus Western Pacific.
Chicoreus superbus Western Central Pacific 7.5 TL
Chicoreus territus territory murex Western Central Pacific
Chicoreus thomasi Eastern Central Pacific
Chicoreus torrefactus fireband murex Indo-West Pacific 14 SHL
Chicoreus trigonulus Western Central Pacific 6 TL
Chicoreus triquetra triquetra murex Western Central Pacific 7 TL
Chicoreus venustulus Western Central Pacific 6 TL
Chicoreus vokesae Western Atlantic. 10.26 DL
Chorus giganteus top shell whelk Southeast Pacific
Clivipollia fragaria Western Central Pacific
Clivipollia pulcher Central Pacific.
Clivipollia recurva Western Central Pacific
Clivipollia wagneri Western Central Pacific
Conchatalos canalibrevis Western Central Pacific
Conchatalos lacrima Western Central Pacific
Conchatalos tirardi Western Central Pacific
Conchatalos vaubani Western Central Pacific
Concholepas concholepas Chilean abalone Eastern Pacific and Weste 15 SL
Coralliophila alboangulata Eastern Atlantic. 0.78 DL
Coralliophila atlantica Eastern Atlantic. 1.72 DL
Coralliophila erythrostoma Eastern Atlantic. 2.14 DL
Coralliophila kalafuti Western Atlantic. 2.4 DL
Coralliophila patruelis Eastern Atlantic. 1.05 DL
Coralliophila salebrosa panamaic vitularia Western Atlantic. 2.2 DL
Coronium coronatum Western Atlantic. 5.5 DL
Coronium elegans Western Atlantic. 7.07 DL
Coronium oblongum Western Atlantic. 5.07 DL
Coronium wilhelmensis Eastern Pacific.
Crassilabrum crassilabrum Southeast Pacific
Cronia avellana Eastern Indian Ocean
Cronia contracta Central Pacific. 3.7 TL
Cronia fenestrata Western Central Pacific 3.5 TL
Cronia fiscella Western Central Pacific 3 TL
Cronia funiculus Western Central Pacific 3 TL
Cronia margariticola Indo-Pacific.
Cymatium mohorteri Western Atlantic. 7.6 DL
Cytharamorula eximius Western Central Pacific 2 TL
Cytharomorula paucimaculata Western Central Pacific
Cytharomorula pinguis Western Central Pacific
Cytharomorula springsteeni Western Central Pacific
Cytharomorula vexillum Western Central Pacific
Dermomurex abyssicola Western Atlantic. 1.1 DL
Dermomurex alabastrum Western Central Atlantic 2.95 NG
Dermomurex binghamae Western Atlantic. 2 DL
Dermomurex bobyini Western Central Pacific
Dermomurex colombi Western Atlantic. 1.19 DL
Dermomurex elizabethae Western Atlantic 2 DL
Dermomurex glicksteini Western Atlantic. 1.6 DL
Dermomurex kaicherae Western Atlantic. 1.6 DL
Dermomurex leali Western Atlantic. 0.95 DL
Dermomurex neglecta Western Central Pacific 3 TL
Dermomurex neglectus Western Central Pacific
Dermomurex olssoni Western Central Atlantic 2.33 DL
Dermomurex oxum Western Atlantic. 1.55 DL
Dermomurex pacei Western Atlantic. 1.91 DL
Dermomurex pauperculus beggar aspella Western Atlantic. 3 DL
Dermomurex sarasuae Western Atlantic. 1.75 DL
Dermomurex scalaroides Mediterranean Sea.
Dermomurex worsfoldi Western Atlantic. 1.28 DL
Dicathais orbita white rock shell Indo-West Pacific.
Drupa clathrata clathrate drupe Central Pacific
Drupa elegans Eastern Central Pacific
Drupa grossularia digitate Pacific drupe Pacific Ocean
Drupa morum purple Pacific drupe Indo-Pacific. Tropical a
Drupa ricinus prickly Pacific drupe Indo-Pacific
Drupa rubusidaeus strawberry drupe Indo-West Pacific
Drupa spathulifera Northwest Pacific
Drupa speciosa Eastern Central Pacific
Drupella cariosa Indo-West Pacific.
Drupella cornus horn drupe Indo-Pacific
Drupella fragum Pacific Ocean.
Drupella gibba Western Central Pacific
Drupella minuta Northwest Pacific
Drupella ochrostoma Western Central Pacific
Drupella rugosa rugose drupe Indo-Pacific
Drupina lobata Western Indian Ocean
Engina leucozonia Western Atlantic. 2.5 DL
Ergalatax contracta contracted rock shell Western Pacific
Ergalatax dattilioi Western Central Pacific
Ergalatax junionae Mediterranean Sea.
Ergalatax margariticola shouldered castor bean Western Central Pacific
Eupleura caudata thick-lip drill North America. 2.8 DL
Eupleura sulcidentata sharp-rib drill Western Central Atlantic. 2.5 DL
Favartia alveata frilly dwarf triton Western Atlantic. 2.2 DL
Favartia balteata Indo-West Pacific
Favartia barbarae Western Atlantic. 2.1 DL
Favartia brevicula Central Pacific 3 TL
Favartia cellulosa pitted murex Western Atlantic. 2.9 DL
Favartia cirrosa Western Central Pacific
Favartia coltrorum Western Atlantic. 2.05 DL
Favartia dondani Western Central Pacific
Favartia dorothyae Western Central Pacific 1.8 TL
Favartia garrettii Western Pacific
Favartia guamensis Western Central Pacific
Favartia jeanae Western Central Pacific 1 TL
Favartia judithae Western Central Pacific
Favartia leonae Western Pacific
Favartia lindae Western Atlantic. 2.16 DL
Favartia mactanensis Western Central Pacific
Favartia maculata Central Pacific
Favartia massemini Western Atlantic. 1.85 DL
Favartia minirosea rosy drill Western Central Atlantic. 0.77 DL
Favartia nucea Western Atlantic. 2.78 DL
Favartia pacei Western Atlantic. 1.8 DL
Favartia parthi Western Central Pacific
Favartia paulmieri Western Atlantic. 0.86 DL
Favartia peasei Indo-Pacific
Favartia pelepili Western Central Pacific
Favartia philcioveri Western Central Pacific
Favartia ponderi Western Central Pacific
Favartia rosamiae Western Pacific. 2 TL
Favartia salmonea Indo-West Pacific
Favartia tetragonus Western Central Pacific
Favartia varimutabilis Western Atlantic. 0.9 DL
Gemixystus leptos Western Central Pacific
Habromorula ambrosia Western Central Pacific
Habromorula biconica biconic rock shell Western Central Pacific.
Habromorula dichrous Western Central Pacific
Habromorula dumosa Western Central Pacific
Habromorula lepida Western Central Pacific
Habromorula spinosa Western Central Pacific
Hadriania craticulata Mediterranean Sea.
Haustellum cabritii Western Atlantic 62 DL
Haustellum dentifer Western Central Pacific 10 TL
Haustellum gallinago Western Pacific
Haustellum haustellum Snipe's bill murex Indo-West Pacific 15 SHL
Haustellum kiiensis kii murex Western Pacific.
Haustellum kurodai Western Central Pacific
Haustellum mindanaoensis Western Central Pacific
Haustellum multiplicatus Indo-West Pacific
Haustellum rectirostris Hen murex Western Pacific. 8.5 TL
Haustellum rubidum rose murex Western Central Atlantic
Hexaplex angularis angular murex Eastern Central Atlantic
Hexaplex brassica cabbage murex Southeast Pacific
Hexaplex cichoreum Endive murex Western Central Pacific. 15 SHL
Hexaplex erythrostomus pink-mouthed murex Central America
Hexaplex fulvescens giant eastern murex Western Central Atlantic. 18.5 DL
Hexaplex kusterianus Western Indian Ocean.
Hexaplex pecchiolianus Mediterranean Sea.
Hexaplex regius regal murex Eastern Pacific 17 SHL
Hexaplex stainforthi Eastern Indian Ocean
Hexaplex strausi Western Atlantic. 5.9 DL
Hexaplex trunculus banded dye-murex Eastern Atlantic and Medi
Hirtomurex filiaregis Western Central Pacific
Hirtomurex marshalli Southwest Pacific
Hirtomurex oyamai Western Central Pacific
Hirtomurex squamosus lamellose coral-shell Atlantic Ocean and the Me
Hirtomurex tangaroa Southwest Pacific
Hirtomurex teramachii Western Central Pacific
Hirtomurex winckworthi Western Central Pacific
Homalacantha anatomica Western Central Pacific
Homalocantha anomaliae anomalous murex Western Central Pacific 5 TL
Homalocantha dondani Western Central Pacific
Homalocantha pisori Western Central Pacific
Homalocantha scorpio scorpion murex Western Central Pacific
Homalocantha zamboi Zambo's murex Western Central Pacific
Indothais lacera carinate rock shell Indo-West Pacific 5 SHL
Lataxiena fimbriata fimbriate false latiaxis Indo-West Pacific. 5 TL
Leptoconchus lamarckii Lamarck's coral-shell Central Pacific
Leptoconchus striatus Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon acerapex Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon atlanticus Western Atlantic. 0.88 DL
Leptotrophon bernadettae Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon biocalae Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon caledonicus Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon caroae Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon charcoti Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon coralensis Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon coriolis Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon inaequalis Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon levii Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon lineorugosus Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon marshalli Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon metivieri Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon minirotundus Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon minispinosus Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon musorstomae Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon protocarinatus Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon richeri Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon rigidus Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon spinacutus Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon surprisensis Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon turritellatus Western Central Pacific
Leptotrophon virginiae Western Central Pacific
Lindapterys sanderi Western Atlantic. 1.45 DL
Litozamia subtropicalis Southwest Pacific
Litozamia tropis Western Central Pacific
Maculotriton bracteatus Indo-Pacific
Maculotriton digitalis Indo-West Pacific
Maculotriton serriale Pacific Ocean. 2 TL
Mancinella deltoidea Western Atlantic. 5.2 NG
Marchia bipinnata Western Central Pacific
Marchia elongata Western Central Pacific
Marchia laqueata Western Central Pacific
Marchia martinetana Western Central Pacific
Marchia triptera Central Pacific
Menathais intermedia intermediate rock shell Indo-Pacific
Minibraria monroei Western Central Atlantic. 0.72 DL
Mipus crebrilamellosus Western Central Pacific
Mipus eugeniae Western Central Pacific
Mipus gyratus Western Central Pacific
Mipus intermedius Western Central Pacific
Mipus matsumotoi Indo-West Pacific
Mipus miyukiae Western Central Pacific
Mipus ovoideus Western Central Pacific
Monstrotyphis montforti Western Central Pacific
Monstrotyphis tosaensis Northwest Pacific
Morula anaxeres Indo-West Pacific
Morula angulata Central Pacific
Morula aspera Indo-West Pacific
Morula bicatenata Central Pacific
Morula borealis Northeast Asia
Morula ceylonica Indo-West Pacific
Morula chaidea Western Central Pacific 2.5 TL
Morula echinata Central Pacific
Morula funicula Indo-West Pacific
Morula fusca Indo-West Pacific
Morula granulata granular drupe Indo-Pacific
Morula musiva musical drupe Indo-West Pacific 3 TL
Morula mutica Indo-West Pacific
Morula nodicostata Western Central Pacific
Morula nodiscotata Western Central Pacific
Morula nodulifera nodulated rock shell Indo-West Pacific.
Morula palmeri Southwest Pacific
Morula parva Central Pacific
Morula porphyrostoma Western Central Pacific
Morula praecipua Southeast Pacific
Morula purpureocincta Western Central Pacific
Morula rodgersi Western Central Pacific
Morula spinosa Indo-West Pacific
Morula squamosa Indo-West Pacific
Morula striata Central Pacific
Morula uva Indo-Pacific
Murex acanthostephes Eastern Indian Ocean
Murex aduncospinosus Western Pacific 12 TL
Murex altispira Western Central Pacific
Murex brevispina short-spinned murex Western Central Pacific
Murex carbonnieri Indo-West Pacific
Murex duplex duplex murex Atlantic Ocean
Murex falsitribulus Western Pacific
Murex forskoehlii Introduced to the Mediter
Murex mindanoensis Western Central Pacific 20 TL
Murex nigrispinosus Western Central Pacific 12 TL
Murex occa Western Central Pacific
Murex pecten venus comb murex Indo-West Pacific 15 SHL
Murex philippinensis Western Central Pacific
Murex recurvirostris Western Central Atlantic
Murex scolopax scalloped murex Western Indian Ocean.
Murex spectabilis Western Central Pacific
Murex tenuirostrum Indo-West Pacific.
Murex ternispina black-spined murex Indo-West Pacific 12 SHL
Murex trapa rarespined murex Indo-West Pacific 11.5 SHL
Murex tribulus caltrop murex Indo-West Pacific 10.5 SHL
Murex troscheli Troschel's murex Western Pacific 20 TL
Murexiella balteata Western Central Pacific 3 TL
Murexiella cargilei Western Atlantic.
Murexiella conleyi Western Central Pacific
Murexiella edwardpauli Western Atlantic. 1.52 DL
Murexiella glypta carved murex Western Atlantic 2.53 DL
Murexiella hidalgoi Western Atlantic. 3.8 DL
Murexiella hilli Western Atlantic. 3.54 DL
Murexiella judithae Western Central Pacific 2.5 TL
Murexiella kalafuti Western Atlantic. 1.7 DL
Murexiella levicula lightweight murex Western Central Atlantic. 1.8 DL
Murexiella macgintyi Western Atlantic 4 DL
Murexiella mactanensis Western Central Pacific 2.5 TL
Murexiella martini Western Central Pacific 3 TL
Murexiella pelepili Western Central Pacific 3 TL
Murexiella peregrina Western Central Pacific 1.5 TL
Murexiella puntagordana Western Atlantic. 1.3 DL
Murexiella taylorae Western Atlantic. 1.6 DL
Murexsul cevikeri Mediterranean Sea.
Murexsul chesleri Western Central Atlantic 3.29 DL
Murexsul emipowlusi Western Atlantic. 1 DL
Murexsul harasewychi Western Atlantic. 1.5 DL
Murexsul huberti Western Atlantic. 2.14 DL
Murexsul oxytatus hexagonal murex Western Central Atlantic. 4 DL
Murexsul sunderlandi Western Atlantic. 3.8 DL
Murexsul tokubeii Western Central Pacific
Murexsul zylmanae Western Atlantic. 4.6 DL
Muricodrupa fenestrata Central Pacific
Muricodrupa fiscella little basket drupe Central Pacific
Muricodrupa funiculus Western Central Pacific
Muricodrupa triangulatus triangular trophon Pacific Ocean
Muricopsis caribbaea Western Central Atlantic
Muricopsis cristatus Mediterranean Sea.
Muricopsis deformis Western Central Atlantic 1.47 DL
Muricopsis josei Western Atlantic. 2.15 DL
Muricopsis marcusi Western Atlantic. 2.97 DL
Muricopsis mariangelae Eastern Central Atlantic
Muricopsis matildae Eastern Central Atlantic
Muricopsis perexigua Western Central Atlantic 0.7 DL
Muricopsis principensis Eastern Central Atlantic
Muricopsis rosea pink drupe Western Central Atlantic. 1.5 DL
Muricopsis warreni Western Atlantic. 2.4 DL
Naquetia barclayi barclay's murex Indo-West Pacific. 9 TL
Naquetia capucina Indo-Pacific.
Naquetia cumingii cuming's murex Central Pacific
Naquetia trigonula Western Central Pacific
Naquetia triqueter three angled murex Central Pacific
Nassa francolina Francolina jopas Indo-Pacific 7 SHL
Nassa serta wreath jopas Indo-Pacific. Tropical a 7 SHL
Nassa trancolina Western Central Pacific 7 TL
Neorapana grandis Southeast Pacific
Neothais harpa Eastern Central Pacific
Neothais nesiotes Southeast Pacific
Neothais smithi Southwest Pacific
Nipponotrophon stuarti winged trophon Eastern Pacific 6 NG
Nodulotrophon coronatus crown trophon Eastern Pacific and the A
Nodulotrophon scolopax Antarctic Indian Ocean
Nodulotrophon septus Antarctic Indian Ocean
Nucella canaliculata channeled dogwinkle Pacific Ocean 4 NG
Nucella emarginata emarginate dogwinkle Pacific Ocean 2.8 NG
Nucella lamellosa frilled dogwinkle Pacific Ocean and Northwe 8 SHH
Nucella lapillus Atlantic dogwinkle Northern Atlantic and the 4 DL
Nucella lima file dogwinkle Pacific Ocean 3 NG
Nucella ostrina Northern striped dogwinkle Northeast Pacific.
Ocenebra erinaceus hedge hog murex Mediterranean and Eastern 6.5 TL
Ocenebra inornata Northeast Pacific
Ocenebra interfossa Canada
Ocenebra lurida Northeast Pacific
Ocenebra minirosea Western Atlantic 7.7 DL
Ocenebra sclera Eastern Pacific
Ocinebrina aciculata Mediterranean Sea.
Ocinebrina corallinoides Mediterranean Sea.
Ocinebrina edwardsii Mediterranean Sea.
Ocinebrina helleri Mediterranean Sea.
Ocinebrina hispidula Mediterranean Sea.
Ocinebrina hybrida Mediterranean Sea.
Ocinebrina ingloria Mediterranean Sea.
Ocinebrina interfossa sculptured rocksnail Eastern Pacific 2 SHH
Ocinebrina lurida lurid rocksnail Eastern Pacific and North 3.8 SHH
Ocinebrina nicolai Mediterranean Sea.
Ocinebrina paddeui Mediterranean Sea.
Ocinebrina sclera sclera rocksnail Northeast Pacific.
Orania albozonata Eastern Atlantic. 1.6 DL
Orania archaea Central Pacific
Orania bimucronata Western Central Pacific
Orania corallina Western Central Pacific
Orania ficula Western Central Pacific
Orania fusulus Mediterranean Sea. 1.9 DL
Orania gaskelli Western Central Pacific
Orania grayi Atlantic Ocean and Indo-W 1.8 DL
Orania mixta Western Central Pacific
Orania nodosa Western Central Pacific
Orania pacifica Central Pacific
Orania pleurotomoides Western Central Pacific
Orania rosea Western Central Pacific
Orania serotina Western Central Pacific
Orania walkeri Western Central Pacific
Pagodula declinans Antarctic Indian Ocean
Pagodula echinata Mediterranean Sea.
Pagodula macquariensis Antarctic Indian Ocean an
Pagodula multigrada Western Central Pacific
Pagodula plicilaminata Indo-West Pacific.
Panamurex carnicolor Western Atlantic. 2 DL
Panamurex eugeniae Western Atlantic. 1.92 DL
Panamurex velero Western Atlantic. 2.3 DL
Pascula benedicta Western Central Pacific
Pascula citrica Southeast Pacific
Pascula darrosensis Central Pacific
Pascula lefevreiana Western Central Pacific
Pascula lefevriana Western Central Pacific
Pascula muricata Central Pacific
Pascula ochrostoma Indo-West Pacific 2 TL
Paziella atlantis Western Atlantic. 2.35 DL
Paziella hystricina Western Atlantic. 2.1 DL
Paziella nuttingi Western Central Atlantic. 4.4 DL
Paziella oregonia Western Atlantic 9 DL
Paziella pazi Western Atlantic 4.7 DL
Paziella petuchi Western Atlantic. 2.63 DL
Pazinotus bodarti Western Atlantic. 1.22 DL
Pazinotus bowdenensis Western Central Atlantic. 1.39 DL
Pazinotus falcatiformis Western Central Pacific
Pazinotus goesi Western Atlantic. 1.08 DL
Pazinotus olivenai Western Central Pacific
Pazinotus sibogae Western Central Pacific
Pazinotus stimpsonii Western Atlantic. 1.2 DL
Phyllocoma convoluta convoluted false triton Central Pacific.
Phyllocoma convolutum Western Central Pacific
Phyllonotus globosus Western Atlantic. 6 DL
Phyllonotus margaritensis Western Atlantic. 9.6 DL
Phyllonotus oculatus oculate apple murex Western Atlantic. 8 DL
Pinaxia versicolor Indo-Pacific. 2 TL
Plicopurpura patula widemouth rocksnail Western Central Atlantic. 8.5 DL
Poirieria actinophora Western Atlantic 2.4 NG
Poirieria poppei Western Central Pacific
Poirieria zelandica spiny murex Southwest Pacific
Pterochelus acanthopterus Eastern Indian Ocean
Pteropurpura adunca Western Pacific
Pteropurpura bequaerti Western Central Atlantic. 3.9 DL
Pteropurpura plorator Northwest Pacific
Pteropurpura sanctaehelenae Eastern Atlantic. 2.92 DL
Pterotyphis pinnatus Western Atlantic. 3.4 DL
Pterotyphis triangularis Western Central Atlantic. 4.2 DL
Pterymarchia aparrii Western Central Pacific
Pterymarchia barclayana Western Central Pacific
Pterymarchia bibbeyi Western Central Pacific
Pterynotus alatus pinnate murex Indo-West Pacific.
Pterynotus barclayanus Western Central Pacific 3 TL
Pterynotus bibbeyi Western Central Pacific 4.5 TL
Pterynotus bipinnatus Indo-West Pacific 5 TL
Pterynotus concavopterus Western Central Pacific
Pterynotus elongatus clavus Murex Indo-West Pacific 9 TL
Pterynotus emilyae Western Atlantic. 0.54 DL
Pterynotus guesti Western Atlantic. 2.9 DL
Pterynotus havanensis Western Atlantic. 2.44 DL
Pterynotus laurae Western Central Pacific
Pterynotus lightbourni Western Atlantic. 3.9 DL
Pterynotus loebbeckei Western Central Pacific 7.5 TL
Pterynotus martinetana Central Pacific 6 TL
Pterynotus miyokoae Western Central Pacific 7.5 TL
Pterynotus orchidifloris Western Central Pacific
Pterynotus pellucidus pellucid Murex Western Central Pacific 5.5 TL
Pterynotus phaneus shining murex Western Central Atlantic. 1.7 DL
Pterynotus phyllopterus Western Atlantic. 10 DL
Pterynotus pinnatus Indo-West Pacific. 8 TL
Pterynotus tripterus Indo-Pacific 6 TL
Pterynotus vespertilio Western Central Pacific
Purpura aperta Eastern Central Pacific
Purpura dubia Western Atlantic.
Purpura panama Rudolph's purpura Indo-West Pacific 9 SHL
Purpura patula open-mouthed purple Western Central Atlantic
Purpura persica Persian purpura Indo-Pacific 10 SHL
Pygmaepterys aliceae Western Atlantic. 1.1 DL
Pygmaepterys germainae Western Atlantic. 1.2 DL
Pygmaepterys juanitae Western Atlantic. 0.76 DL
Pygmaepterys lourdesae Western Atlantic. 0.6 DL
Pygmaepterys oxossi Western Atlantic. 1 DL
Pygmaepterys rauli Western Atlantic. 0.85 DL
Pygmaepterys richardbinghami Western Central Atlantic. 1.7 DL
Quoyola madreporarum Western Central Pacific
Rapa incurva Western Central Pacific 6 TL
Rapa rapa papery rapa Central Pacific.
Rapana bezoar bezoar rapana Indo-West Pacific.
Rapana rapiformis turnish shaped rapa Indo-West Pacific 15 SHL
Rapana venosa purple whelk Northwest Pacific. Introd 16.1 DL
Rhizochilus antipathicus Western Central Pacific
Risomurex caribbaeus Adam's dwarf triton Western Atlantic. 1.3 DL
Risomurex gilbertharrisi Western Atlantic. 2.2 DL
Risomurex nicocheanus Western Atlantic. 2.6 DL
Risomurex schrammi Western Atlantic. 0.88 DL
Risomurex withrowi Western Atlantic. 2 DL
Scabrotrophon fabricii Atlantic Ocean. 4.89 DL
Scabrotrophon maltzani Eastern Pacific 2.5 NG
Semiricinula fusca Western Central Pacific
Semiricinula konkanensis Western Indian Ocean.
Semiricinula manginatra Western Central Pacific
Semiricinula tissoti tissot's rock shell Western Indian Ocean.
Semiricinula turbinoides Central Pacific
Siphonochelus bullisi Western Atlantic. 3.2 DL
Siphonochelus japonicus Western Central Pacific
Siphonochelus longicornis Western Atlantic. 1.9 DL
Siphonochelus radwini Western Atlantic. 0.5 DL
Siphonochelus riosi Western Atlantic. 1.2 DL
Siphonochelus tityrus Western Atlantic. 1.36 DL
Siratus aguayoi Western Atlantic. 6.5 DL
Siratus articulatus Western Atlantic. 6 DL
Siratus bessei Western Central Atlantic 7.4 DL
Siratus cailleti Western Central Atlantic. 6.2 DL
Siratus carolynae Western Atlantic. 5.6 DL
Siratus caudacurta Western Atlantic. 5 DL
Siratus ciboney ciboney murex Western Atlantic. 5.9 DL
Siratus colellai Western Atlantic. 4.7 DL
Siratus coltrorum Western Atlantic. 5.4 DL
Siratus formosus Western Atlantic. 8 DL
Siratus hennequini Western Central Atlantic 6.2 DL
Siratus lamyi Western Atlantic. 4.02 DL
Siratus motacilla Western Atlantic. 5.8 DL
Siratus perelegans Western Atlantic. 6.5 DL
Siratus pliciferoides Western Pacific. 13 TL
Siratus senegalensis Western Atlantic. 7.5 DL
Siratus springeri Western Atlantic. 7 DL
Siratus tenuivaricosus Western Atlantic. 10 DL
Siratus thompsoni Western Atlantic. 4.4 DL
Siratus vicdani Western Central Pacific 4.5 TL
Siratus vokesorum Western Atlantic. 3.2 DL
Spinidrupa euracantha spiny rock shell Western Central Pacific
Spinidrupa spinosa Western Central Pacific 3 TL
Stramonita bicarinata Eastern Atlantic. 3.3 DL
Stramonita canaliculata hay's rocksnail Northeast Atlantic and We 11.2 DL
Stramonita cruentata Western Atlantic. 3.5 DL
Stramonita floridana Western Central Atlantic
Stramonita haemastoma red-mouthed rock shell Southeast Pacific, Atlant 8 NG
Stramonita mariae Western Atlantic. 3.54 DL
Stramonita rustica crowned rock shell Atlantic Ocean. 5 DL
Tenguella marginalba Eastern Indian Ocean
Thais alouina alou rock shell Indo-West Pacific 6 SHL
Thais armigera belligerent rock shell Indo-Pacific 9 SHL
Thais bitubercularis Indo-West Pacific
Thais buccinea Western Central Pacific 5 TL
Thais bufo toad purpura Indo-West Pacific 8 SHL
Thais clavigera Korean common dogwhelk Western Pacific
Thais deltoidea deltoid rocksnail Western Central Atlantic
Thais distinguenda Indo-West Pacific
Thais echinata Blainville's spiny rock-shell Indo-West Pacific. 4.5 TL
Thais echinulata Lamarck's spiny rock-shell Indo-West Pacific. 5 TL
Thais emarginata Northeast Pacific
Thais gradata drill Western Pacific
Thais grossa Western Central Pacific
Thais javanica Western Pacific 3 TL
Thais jubilaea Southeast Asia
Thais kieneri Western Central Pacific
Thais kiosquiformis Southeast Pacific
Thais lamellosa Northeast Pacific
Thais luteostoma granulated dogwhelk Northwest Pacific
Thais malayensis Southeast Asia
Thais mancinella mancinella rock-shell Indo-West Pacific 5.5 TL
Thais marginatra marginate drupe Indo-West Pacific
Thais muricoides Indo-West Pacific
Thais nodosa nodose rock shell Eastern Atlantic
Thais rufotincta Southeast Asia
Thais rugosa Indo-West Pacific
Thais sacellum Introduced to the Mediter
Thais savignyi Indo-West Pacific. 142 TL
Thais tuberosa tuberose rock shell Indo-Pacific. 6 SHL
Thais virgata Indo-West Pacific
Thaisella chocolata chocolate rock shell Southeast Pacific
Thaisella coronata Atlantic Ocean. 4.8 DL
Thaisella trinitatensis Western Atlantic. 4.7 DL
Thalessa aculeata aculeate rock shell Indo-Pacific 6 SHL
Timbellus radwini Western Central Atlantic 3.1 NG
Timbellus xenos Western Central Atlantic. 0.825 DL
Trachypollia consanguinea Eastern Atlantic. 1.74 DL
Trachypollia nodulosa blackberry drupe Atlantic Ocean. 2 DL
Trachypollia sclera Western Atlantic 1.63 DL
Trachypollia turricula twin drupe Atlantic Ocean. 1.5 DL
Tromina dispectata Southeast Pacific and Wes 0.91 DL
Trophon acanthodes Western Atlantic and East 12.5 DL
Trophon aculeatus Western Atlantic. 4.5 DL
Trophon albolabratus Antarctic trophon Antarctic, Western Atlant 4 DL
Trophon amettei Western Atlantic. 2.8 DL
Trophon araios Western Atlantic. 3.986 DL
Trophon arnaudi Western Atlantic. 1.3 DL
Trophon brevispira Western Atlantic. 3.5 DL
Trophon clathratus Atlantic and Pacific Ocea 3.7 DL
Trophon clenchi Western Atlantic. 5.19 DL
Trophon columbarioides Western Atlantic. 1.4 DL
Trophon coulmanensis Antarctic Indian Ocean 0.9 DL
Trophon cribellum Western Atlantic. 2.03 DL
Trophon cuspidarioides Western Atlantic. 1.3 DL
Trophon distantelamellatus Western Atlantic. 1.9 DL
Trophon drygalskii Indo-West Pacific, Wester 1 DL
Trophon echinolamellatus Western Atlantic. 6.4 DL
Trophon fasciolarioides Western Atlantic. 1.2 DL
Trophon geversianus Southeast Pacific, Southw 11.1 DL
Trophon iarae Western Atlantic. 7.46 DL
Trophon lacunellus Western Atlantic. 4.1 DL
Trophon leptocharteres Western Atlantic. 2.62 DL
Trophon malvinarum Western Atlantic. 0.72 DL
Trophon mawsoni Antarctic Indian Ocean an
Trophon minutus Antarctic 0.93 DL
Trophon mucrone Western Atlantic. 2.8 DL
Trophon nucelliformis Western Atlantic. 2.34 DL
Trophon ohlini Southeast Pacific, Southw 1.5 DL
Trophon pallidus Southeast Pacific and Sou 3.3 DL
Trophon parodizi Western Atlantic. 2.3 DL
Trophon patagonicus Western Atlantic. 7.2 DL
Trophon pelseneeri Western Atlantic. 3.5 DL
Trophon plicatus folded trophon Southeast Pacific and Sou 5 DL
Trophon poirieria Western Atlantic. 1.55 DL
Trophon scotianus Western Atlantic and West 5.7 DL
Trophon shackletoni Western Atlantic and indo 4.08 DL
Trophon triacanthus Southeast Pacific and Wes 0.31 DL
Trophon truncatus Atlantic and Pacific Ocea 2.7 DL
Trophon veronicae Western Atlantic and East
Trophon verrillii Western Atlantic. 1.85 DL
Trophonella eversoni Antarctic Indian Ocean
Trophonella longstaffi Western Atlantic and indo 1.46 DL
Trophonopsis alboranensis Mediterranean Sea.
Trophonopsis barvicensis Northeast Atlantic and th
Trophonopsis beringi Arctic
Trophonopsis breviata Mediterranean Sea.
Trophonopsis clathratus Arctic
Trophonopsis lasius Canada
Trophonopsis muricatus North Sea and the Mediter
Trophonopsis truncatus Northeast Atlantic
Typhina campbelli Western Central Pacific
Typhina ramosa Western Pacific
Typhinellus labiatus Mediterranean Sea.
Typhinellus occlussus Western Central Pacific 3 TL
Typhinellus occlusus Western Central Pacific
Typhinellus sowerbii frilly typhis Atlantic Ocean. 3.1 DL
Typhis belcheri Atlantic Ocean. 1.9 DL
Typhis expansus Western Atlantic. 3.9 DL
Typhis jardinreinensis Western Atlantic. 1.1 DL
Urosalpinx cala Western Atlantic. 1.3 DL
Urosalpinx cinerea Atlantic oyster drill East Pacific and the Medi 5.15 DL
Urosalpinx haneti Western Atlantic. 3.7 DL
Urosalpinx macra waxy drill East Pacific. 1.3 DL
Urosalpinx perrugata Gulf oyster drill Western Central Atlantic 3.2 DL
Urosalpinx stimpsoni Western Atlantic. 1 DL
Urosalpinx tampaensis Tampa drill Western Central Atlantic 2.5 DL
Urosalpinx verrilli Western Atlantic. 0.9 DL
Vasula melones Western Central Atlantic
Vexilla vexillum vexillate jopas Indo-Pacific. 3 SHL
Vexillum brandii Western Atlantic. 2.4 DL
Vitularia crenifer crenate vitularia Western Central Pacific 4 TL
Vitularia miliaris spotted vitularia Indo-West Pacific.
Vokesimurex anniae Western Atlantic. 3.75 DL
Vokesimurex bantamensis Western Central Pacific
Vokesimurex bayeri Western Atlantic. 6.2 DL
Vokesimurex bellegladeensis Western Central Atlantic. 5.2 DL
Vokesimurex bellus Western Atlantic. 8 DL
Vokesimurex blakeanus Western Atlantic. 4.3 DL
Vokesimurex bobyini Western Central Pacific
Vokesimurex cabritii Western Atlantic. 7.8 DL
Vokesimurex chrysostoma goldmouth murex Western Atlantic. 8 DL
Vokesimurex dolichorus Western Central Pacific
Vokesimurex dolichourus Indo-West Pacific
Vokesimurex donmoorei Don Moore's murex Western Atlantic. 6.2 DL
Vokesimurex gallinago Western Central Pacific
Vokesimurex hamanni Western Atlantic. 10.1 DL
Vokesimurex hirasei Western Central Pacific
Vokesimurex malabaricus Western Indian Ocean
Vokesimurex messorius messorius murex Western Atlantic. 7 DL
Vokesimurex mindanaoensis Western Central Pacific
Vokesimurex olssoni Western Atlantic. 5.2 DL
Vokesimurex rubidus Western Atlantic. 5 DL
Vokesimurex sallasi Western Central Atlantic. 5.4 DL
Vokesimurex tryoni Western Atlantic
Xanthochorus cassidiformis orange whelk Southeast Pacific
Xymenopsis bruceana Western Atlantic.
Xymenopsis muriciformis Southeast Pacific and Sou 4.8 DL
Xymenopsis subnodosa Western Atlantic. 2.7 DL



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