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I will be most appreciate to ID the Trochus below, please write your opinion to George Sangiouloglou
sangioul@ath.forthnet.gr
george@george-shells.com

Mr. Guido Poppe  www.conchology.be  wrote: 

First shell is Calliostoma aculeatum aliguayensis Poppe, Tagaro & Dekker, 2006 second and third ones are Australian shells, probably exchanged here. They do not live in the Philippines 
and are Thalotia chlorostoma (Menke, 1843) last one is Calliostoma vicdani Kosuge, 1984

Lots of thanks Guido

 

Trochus sp. #1

Trochus sp. #1
F++ 15,6 mm. Corded and granulose, yellowish color with beige marks. Has a slightly growth scar and the lip is chipped. 
Bohol 2007

Trochus sp. #2

Trochus sp. #2
F++/F+++ 19,2 mm. Corded, cream/white color with attractive
orange/brick pattern and marks. Has a slightly growth defect 
and the lip is chipped. Philippines 2007

Trochus sp. #3

Trochus sp. #3
F++/F+++ 18,1 mm. Corded and granulose, lilac color with
beige, rose, white, purplish marks and dots, perfect mature yellowish lip. Has a slightly growth scar on the spires and 
another near the lip. Philippines 2007

Trochus sp. #4

Trochus sp. #4
F++/F+++ 21.2 mm. Corded and granulose, pale pinkish color
with beige and purplish dots, perfect mature white aperture. 
Has a slightly growth scar close to the lip. Philippines 2007
 

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