DONATED TO THE BROWARD SHELL CLUB BY TOM HONKER!
NEW WORLDWIDE COWRIES
By: Felix Lorenz, published 2002
From the author of Guide to Worldwide Cowries, this book was intended to supplement his previous book, as it describes and illustrates in detail species not addressed in that publication and also discusses some selected species further. 292 pages, 41 color plates, with additional photos, illustrations and maps and a 40
page illustrated alphabetical list Cypraeidae. Ideal for all Cowrie collectors.
THE MUREX BOOK: an illustrated catalogue of Recent Muricidae (Muricinae, Muricopsinae, Ocenebrinae) By: Ruth H. Fair, published 1976
23 black and white plates and additional black and white photos and illustrations with detailed descriptions of the murex. Glossary also included. Softcover.
THE GENUS CHICOREUS AND RELATED GENERA (GASTROPODA: MURICIDAE) IN THE INDO-WEST PACIFIC
By: Roland Houart, published 1992
Detailed discussion of the Chicoreus species (Murex) as related to taxonomy and classification. Includes descriptions, illustrations and maps. Black and white
photos. May be too scientific for the beginner or casual collector. 188 pages, softcover.
Edited by Guido Poppe, published 2008
This is the first volume of four books on the vast variety of Philippine marine shells. Edited by Poppe it covers 69 families, including Cypraeidae, Strombidae, Triviidae, Trochidae. 22 expert malacologists contributed to the volume and included in the book is a short biographical sketch and picture of each. The text includes geography and history of the Philippines, shell collecting, cleaning, identifying and other miscellaneous information about mollusks. A beautiful book with 312 color plates, 759 pages.