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Cowries – A Guide to the Gastropod Family Cypraeidae, Volume 2 Shells and Animals

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By: Felix Lorenz(Author)
715 pages, 345 plates with colour photos; b/w illustrations, colour distribution maps, tables
Publisher: ConchBooks
Cowries – A Guide to the Gastropod Family Cypraeidae, Volume 2
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  • Cowries – A Guide to the Gastropod Family Cypraeidae, Volume 2 ISBN: 9783939767886 Hardback Mar 2018 In stock
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This book is a comprehensive treatment of the family Cypraeidae. 260 species taxa and 193 subspecies of living cowries, placed in 9 subfamilies and 49 genera, are discussed. The systematics follows molecular data as well as shell and animal morphology. A selection of fossil taxa is presented to understand the evolutionary history and the modification of the cowrie's shapes over millions of years. Volume 2 features the diversity of living and fossil cowries, their beautiful shells and fascinating animals.

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Monograph
By: Felix Lorenz(Author)
715 pages, 345 plates with colour photos; b/w illustrations, colour distribution maps, tables
Publisher: ConchBooks
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