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A Conchological Iconography: The Family Strombidae

Flora / Fauna

Series: A Conchological Iconography Volume: 2

By: Kurt Kreipl(Author), Guido T Poppe(Author), Leo Man in't Veld(Illustrator), Koenraad de Turck(Illustrator)

189 pages, 130 plates with colour photos; 121 b/w photos and b/w illustrations


Unbound | Dec 1999 | #109223 | ISBN: 3925919295
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £89.99 $118/€102 approx

About this book

The caenogastropod family Strombidae presently contains 107 living species and subspecies in 5 genera and 18 subgenera. The vast majority (87 species and subspecies) live in the Indian Ocean and Indo-Pacific areas; some extend to the central Pacific. This issues of the Iconography on Strombidae describes all recent conchs, tibias and spider shells worldwide with the genera Tibia (14 species and forms), Terebellum (1 species with 3 forms), Lambis (14 species, subspecies and forms) and Strombus (95 species, subspecies and forms). The text is supported by 121 b/w drawings and 130 superb full colour plates for reference and identification. Three of the plates summarise the shown species as thumb-nail images for quick reference and comparison.

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