** Conidae From Martinique - Published : May 18, 2005
Conus boui, Rarity Rare Habitat : This species lives at deaphs from 10 to 40m usually, in sand patches. It is often exposed during the daytime.Discussion :This very nice and endemic species was included in the Conus daucus complex until Da Motta changed this error "recently". One may find two different variations there.
** Conidae From Seychelles - Published : May 12, 2005
In order to have an exhaustive species list, I used two different books : - Marine Shells of the Seychelles Alan Jarret book - The Manual of Living Conidae RÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¶ckel, Korn & Kohn Both are recent and good litterature to start with. Unfortunately these two books offer a different list concerning Seychelles cone shells. The one from A. Jarret shows 56 species and RÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¶ckel, Korn & Kohn one roughly 80. I must add the follow
** Terebridae From French Polynesia - Published : May 12, 2004
Terebra affinis Gray, 1834 One of the most common species in our lagoons. It has a white pattern with clear to chocolate brown spots, except on the subsutural band where we can only see the brown axials grooves. Terebra affinis f. peasei Deshayes, 1859 Can be distinguished from the first one by a pattern having numerous axials grooves, showing a much more corrugated pattern. Terebra affinis f. puncticulata Deshayes, 1859
** Conidae From French Polynesia - Published : Feb 12, 2004
This is an iconography we made with M. Balleton on Polynesian Cone Shells. Alphabetical list of Shells. You'll find informations about rarity, habitat and a short discussion when needed. Personnal rarity classification (*) : Very common- Commom - Uncommon - Moderately Rare- Rare - Very rare (*) = the rarity indicated refers to years before 2003-2004
** Cypraeidae From Seychelles - Published : May 09, 2002
Well, in this work, you will find an iconoraphy about Seychelles ' cowries, of course I do not have all the pictures of all the shells. I included also a short text about the rarity and any other striking element based on my field experience there. The names are based on the Book of Mr. Felix Lorenz & Alex Hubert, "A Guide to Worldwide cowries", first edition. The list of Seychelles cowries is the one taken from Mr. Alan Jarret' s book : "Marine Shells of the Seychelles". I will update the list when new elements arrive from myself or fron any other collector.