This volume completes a series that thanks to its content has been so successful not only for collectors who carefully follow the shells of the Mediterranean but for all malacologists who have some interest in the growth stages of molluscs. With the 53 species covered in this volume, the series has reached the respectable number of 1250 figured species. The main focus of this book is on species of the family group Turridae s.l. or the Conoidea, figuring many species of the family Raphitomidae. Also the family Pyramidellidae is well presented.