Pacific Sea Shells: A Handbook of Common Marine Molluscs of Hawaii and the South Seas

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Mercantile Print. Company, 1952 - Mollusks - 230 pages
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across the entire across the Indian across the tropical anterior anterior canal anterior end aperture Atlantic Oceans AUGER SHELL Terebra Australia bands bears bluish body whorl brown in color brown lines brown spots brownish BUBBLE SHELL bufonia Bursa CALYPTRAEIDAE Center Chemnitz chestnut colored chitons coast of Africa color above columella conch CONE Conus cone shell conical Conus textile covered COWRY Cypraea CYMATIIDAE Cymatium Decapoda Drupa DRUPE East Indies encircling entire tropical Pacific epidermis Galapagos Islands gastropods Gmelin Haminoea Hawaii Hawaiian Islands southward HELMET SHELL Honolulu HORN SHELL inch in length Indian Ocean Indo-Pacific Islands and possibly Islands and probably Islands southward throughout Japan Lamarck limpets Linnaeus longitudinal longitudinal ribs Lower Row margin marked Mauritius Melanesia Middle Row MITER SHELL Mitra mollusc is distributed Morula MURICIDAE Natica nautiloids Nautilus NERITINA Ocean to Japan olive shells one-half inches operculum orange outer lip outer surface oval Pacific and Indian Pacific area periostracum PERIWINKLE Philippine Islands Pilsbry pine Islands Polynesia and westward posterior ranges in length reach a length Red Sea ribs ridges Second Row shape shell is white slender smooth SNAIL somewhat southward and west southward and westward southward through Polynesia southward throughout Polynesia Sowerby species extends species is distributed species is found species is known spiral spiral rows spirally grooved spire Strombus SUN DIAL suture teeth Third Row three-fourths tiger cowry TRITON tropical Pacific Ocean tubercles turreted TUSK SHELLS umbilicus Upper Row usually varices variety varix violet color warm waters West Indies westward across white in color whitish in color yellow yellowish

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