X-Rays of Sea Shells
Available in Fine Art Galleries from Maine to the Caribbean.














Common Name Latin Name
Print Size
ID#
Info
African Horned Murex Murex cornuta
8x10
60
Senegal W. Africa
Angel Wings North Carolina
8x10
91
...
Angular Triton Cymatium femorale
5x7
80
Brazil
Argus Triton Argohuccinium pustulasum
4x5
84
...
Articulate Harp Harpa articularis
5x7
71
...
Asian Murex Chicoreus asianus
5x7
77
Japan
Atlantic Moon Snail Polinices duplicatus
5x7
19
Commonly found in shallow water on sandy bottoms from Mass-Texas
Bat Volute Cymbiola vespertilio
...
41
brown & white with internal swirls & worn crown
Bent-neck Triton Cymatium caudatum
4x5
88
Australia
Black Spotted Triton Cymatium lotorium
5x7
55
Mactan Island, Philippeans
Bonnet ...
5x7
92
...
Bonnet ...
5x7
93
...
Californian Frog Shell Bursa californica
5x7
9
Common: Monteray to the Gulf of California just off shore among rocks
Captain Cook's Turban Cookia sulcata
5x7
13
...
Caribbean Vase Vasum muricatum
5x7
23
Common Caribbean shell, feeds on clams and worms in shallow water
Chambered Nautilus Nautilus
8x10
6
...
Chinese Triton Cymatium sinense
4x5
87
Cebu, Philippeans
Common Egg Cowrie Ovula Ovum
5x7
90
Fiji
Common Fig Shell Ficus communis
8x10
61
Sanibel Island, FL
Dimidiate Auger Terebra dimidiate
5x7
70
Fiji
Distaff Spindle Fusinus colus
...
65
W. Australia
Episcopal Miter Mitra mitra
5x7
17
Common Indo-Pacific shell, dwells in coral reefs
First Pagoda Shell Columbarium pagoda
4x5
73
Japan
Flame Helmet Cassis flammea
5x7
10
Commonly found from the Florida Keys to Brazil in shallow water
Fluted Giant Clam ...
5x7
97
...
Geography Cone Conus geographus
5x7
50
The venum of this species is poisonous
Giant Frog Shell Tutufa bubo
11x14
49
Palawan Island, Philippeans
Giant Knobbed Cerith Cerithium nodulosum
4x5
74
Fiji
Granose Horse Conch Pleuroploca granosa
5x7
18
...
Grinning Tun Malea ringens
11x14
48
Panama
Hebrew Volute Voluta ebraea
8x10
54
delicate white shell, simple construction
Hidden Triton Linatella puccinita
4x5
86
Cebu, Philippeans
Indian Chank Turbinella pyrum
5x7
22
...
King Helmet Cassis tuberosa
...
8
Most common Atlantic Helmet, found from N.C. to Brazil on sandy bottoms
King's Crown Melongena corona
...
28
medium brown & white stripe with crown
King's Crown Melongena corona
...
44
tan with crown & horizontal bands
Knobbed Triton Cymatium muricinum
5x7
14
Common South Florida to Brazil, found on intertidal reefs
Kurz's Distorsio Distorsio kurzi
4x5
64
Balicasag Island, Philippeans
Lace Murex Chicoreus dilectus
4x5
79
San Salvador, Bahamas
Lace Murex ...
4x5
95
...
Lettered Cone Conus literatus
5x7
51
Flat top
Long-spined Star Shell Astraea phoebia
5x7
67
Dominican Republic
Major Harp Harpa major
5x7
16
...
Marlin Spike Terebra
...
24
long heavy shell
Megellanic Triton Fusitriton megellanicus
5x7
83
Australia
Mitre ...
5x7
96
...
New England Neptune Neptune lyrata
5x7
68
Nantucket Island
Nodose Paper Nautilus Argonauta hains
4x5
63
Phillippeans
Nuttal's Thorn Purpura Ceratostoma nuttalli
5x7
11
Commonly found on rocks along the coasts of California and Mexico
Orange Spider Conch Lambis chiragra
5x7
57
Republic of Palau
Queen Helmet ...
8x10
102
...
Regal Murex Phyllonotus regius
5x7
58
Panama
Reticulate Distorsio Distorsio reticularis
5x7
15
...
Reticulated Cowrie Helmet Cypraecassis testiculus
...
42
small tan with teeth
Ridged African Triton Cabestana cutacea dolaria
4x5
89
S. Africa
Sand Dollar Echinodermata echinoidea
5x7
3
The sand dollar is not a shell, but rather a member of the sea urchin family
Scotch Bonnet Phallium granulatum
5x7
59
Honduras
Sharp-spined Murex Homalcantha oxyacantha
4x5
78
Panama
Shiny Marginella Marginella glabella
4x5
72
Senegal, W. Africa
Soldier Cone Conus miles
...
46
...
Spectral Murex Chicoreus spectrum
5x7
76
Brazil
Spengler's Triton Cabestana spengleri
8x10
81
Australia
Spindle Tibia fusus
8x10
56
Mactan Island, Philippeans
Sundial ...
4x5
94
...
Tent Olive Oliva porphyria
4x5
75
Panama
Thorny oyster  ...
8x10
98
...
Tiger Cowrie Cypraea tigris
5x7
4
...
Triangular Nutmeg Trigonostoma pellucida
4x5
62
Balicasag Island, Philippeans
True Tulip Fascialaria tulipa
8x10
53
...
Trumpet Triton Charonia variegata
8x10
2
...
Tun ...
5x7
99
...
Venus Comb Murex Murex pecten
5x7
52
...
Wandering Triton Ranella olearia
5x7
82
Mediterrinean
West Indian Fighting Conch Strombus pugilis
5x7
21
Commonly found in shallow water from Florida Keys to Brazil
West Indian Top Shell Cittarium pica
...
25
turban
Whelk ...
...
5
...
Whelk ...
5x7
100
...
White-mouthed Turritella Turritella leucostoma
...
69
Panama
Yoka Star Turban Guildfordia yoka
5x7
66
Japan

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