1150 superb color photos illustrate all currently known species & subspecies of Tibia, Rimella, Terebellum, Lambis, & Strombus (a total of 129 taxa) on 130 stunning black-background plates. 58 pages of scientific text give range, size, & description for each species, as well as general information on systematics, fossil history, distribution & habitat, shell morphology, biology, shell collecting and bibliographic references. 2 black/white photos of each species accompany the description for ease of use. Introduction is by S. Peter Dance & Guido Poppe. A4 loose-leaf format.
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