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Family: Costellariidae costate miters (See list of species below)

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230 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Austromitra rubiginosa
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Mitromica calliaqua
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Mitromica cosmani
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Mitromica dicksoni
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Mitromica esperanza
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Mitromica williamsae
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Nodicostellaria crassa
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Nodicostellaria kaicherae
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Nodicostellaria kremerae
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Thala exquisita
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Thala floridana
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Thala foveata
[beaded thala]
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Thala jaculanda
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Thala mirifica
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Thaluta maxmarrowi
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Vexillum acuminatum
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Vexillum acupictum
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Vexillum adamsoni
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Vexillum albocinctum
[sulcate miter]
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Vexillum albofulvum
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Vexillum alvinobalani
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Vexillum amabile
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Vexillum amandum
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Vexillum angustissimum
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Vexillum antonellii
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Vexillum arestum
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Vexillum asperum
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Vexillum aureolatum
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Vexillum aureolineatum
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Vexillum baeri
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Vexillum balicasagense
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Vexillum balteolatum
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Vexillum bilineatum
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Vexillum bizonale
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Vexillum buriasense
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Vexillum cadaverosum
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Vexillum caffrum
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Vexillum caloxestum
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Vexillum cancellarioides
[cancellaria mitre]
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Vexillum castum
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Vexillum catenatum
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Vexillum cavea
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Vexillum charlesi
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Vexillum chelonia
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Vexillum chickcharneorum
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Vexillum chinoi
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Vexillum cinctellum
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Vexillum citrinum
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Vexillum coccineum
[scarlet miter]
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Vexillum collinsoni
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Vexillum compressum
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Vexillum concentricum
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Vexillum consanguineum
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Vexillum cookorum
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Vexillum corallinum
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Vexillum corbicula
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Vexillum coronatum
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Vexillum costatum
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Vexillum crispum
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Vexillum crocatum
[saffron mitre]
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Vexillum cubanum
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Vexillum cumingi
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Vexillum curviliratum
[curve-ribbed miter]
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Vexillum daedalum
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Vexillum darwini
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Vexillum dautzenbengi
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Vexillum decorum
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Vexillum delicatum
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Vexillum dennisoni
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Vexillum dermestinum
[mottled miter]
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Vexillum deshayesi
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Vexillum diaconalis
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Vexillum discolorium
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Vexillum diutenerum
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Vexillum ebenus
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Vexillum echinatum
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Vexillum epigonus
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Vexillum epiphaneum
[half-brown miter]
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Vexillum evelynae
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Vexillum exaratum
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Vexillum exasperatum
[roughened mitre]
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Vexillum exiguum
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Vexillum festum
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Vexillum fidicula
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Vexillum fiexicostatum
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Vexillum filistriatum
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Vexillum formosense
[formosan miter]
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Vexillum funereum
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Vexillum gemmatum
[gem miter]
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Vexillum gouldi
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Vexillum granosum
[granular mitre]
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Vexillum granum
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Vexillum gruneri
[gruner's mitre]


Vexillum hanleyi
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Vexillum hendersoni
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Vexillum hilare
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Vexillum histrio
[harlequin miter]
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Vexillum hypatiae
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Vexillum infaustum
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Vexillum innotabile
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Vexillum interruptum
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Vexillum interstriatum
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Vexillum intertaeniatum
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Vexillum iredalei
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Vexillum isaoi
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Vexillum jackylenae
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Vexillum japonicum
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Vexillum joliveti
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Vexillum kuboi
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Vexillum kuiperi
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Vexillum laterculatum
[honeycomb miter]
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Vexillum lautum
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Vexillum leforti
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Vexillum lenhilli
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Vexillum leonardhilli
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Vexillum leucodesma
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Vexillum leucodesmium
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Vexillum leucophryna
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Vexillum leucozonias
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Vexillum ligatum
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Vexillum lindae
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Vexillum longispirum
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Vexillum loyaltyense
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Vexillum lucidum
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Vexillum luculientum
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Vexillum luigiraybaudii
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Vexillum lyratum
[lyrate mitre]
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Vexillum macandrewi
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Vexillum maduranum
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Vexillum malcolmense
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Vexillum martinorum
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Vexillum melongena
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Vexillum mica
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Vexillum michaui
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Vexillum micra
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Vexillum microzonias
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Vexillum militare
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Vexillum militaris
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Vexillum millecostatum
[thousand-rib mitre]


Vexillum mirabile
[miraculous mitre]


Vexillum modestum
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Vexillum moelleri
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Vexillum monalizae
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Vexillum monsecourorum
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Vexillum multitriangula
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Vexillum mutabile
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Vexillum nodai
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Vexillum obeliscus
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Vexillum osiridis
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Vexillum pacificum
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Vexillum pagodula
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Vexillum patriarchale
[patriarchal mitre]
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Vexillum pedroi
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Vexillum perrieri
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Vexillum pisolinum
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Vexillum plicarium
[plaited miter]


Vexillum polygonum
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Vexillum poppei
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Vexillum potieri
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Vexillum praefulguratum
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Vexillum puella
[white-spot miter]
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Vexillum pulchellum
[beautiful miter]
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Vexillum pyramis
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Vexillum pyropus
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Vexillum radius
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Vexillum radix
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Vexillum rawsoni
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Vexillum recurvirostre
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Vexillum rodgersi
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Vexillum roseotinctum
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Vexillum roseum
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Vexillum rubellum
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Vexillum rubrocostatum
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Vexillum rubrum
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Vexillum rufobalteatum
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Vexillum rugosum
[rugose miter]
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Vexillum salisburyi
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Vexillum sanctaehelenae
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Vexillum sanguisuga
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Vexillum sanguisugum
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Vexillum sanguisugus
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Vexillum savignyi
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Vexillum scitulum
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Vexillum sculptile
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Vexillum semicostatum
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Vexillum semifasciatum
[half-banded mitre]
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Vexillum semisculptum
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Vexillum speciosum
[specious mitre]
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Vexillum spicatum
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Vexillum stainforthi
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Vexillum stainforthii
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Vexillum stercopunctis
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Vexillum styria
[dwarf deepsea miter]
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Vexillum suave
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Vexillum subdivisum
[lyrate miter]
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Vexillum subtruncatum
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Vexillum suluense
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Vexillum sykesi
[white-band miter]
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Vexillum takakuwai
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Vexillum tankervillei
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Vexillum thorssoni
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Vexillum tricolor
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Vexillum trophonium
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Vexillum turben
[turban mitre]
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Vexillum turriger
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Vexillum turrigerum
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Vexillum tusum
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Vexillum unifasciale
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Vexillum unifasciatum
[decorated mitre]
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Vexillum variatum
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Vexillum varicosum
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Vexillum venustulum
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Vexillum venustum
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Vexillum vespula
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Vexillum vicmanoui
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Vexillum virgo
[virgin mitre]


Vexillum vulpecula
[little-fox miter]
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Vexillum wandoense
[waxy miter]
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Vexillum weberi
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Vexillum wolfei
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Vexillum xenium
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Vexillum xerampelinum
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Vexillum zebuense
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Vexillum zelotypum
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Visaya rosenbergi
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Zierliana anthracina
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Zierliana anthricina
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Zierliana oleacea
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Zierliana woldemarii
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Zierliana ziervogelii
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230 Species of Family Costellariidae
(costate miters)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Austromitra rubiginosa Southwest Pacific
Mitromica calliaqua Western Atlantic. 0.85 DL
Mitromica cosmani Western Atlantic. 0.71 DL
Mitromica dicksoni Western Atlantic. 0.77 DL
Mitromica esperanza Western Atlantic. 0.55 DL
Mitromica williamsae Western Atlantic. 0.83 DL
Nodicostellaria crassa Western Atlantic. 2.03 DL
Nodicostellaria kaicherae Western Atlantic. 0.8 DL
Nodicostellaria kremerae Western Atlantic. 1.8 DL
Thala exquisita Western Central Pacific
Thala floridana Western Central Atlantic
Thala foveata beaded thala Western Central Atlantic. 0.83 DL
Thala jaculanda Central Pacific.
Thala mirifica Western Central Pacific
Thaluta maxmarrowi Western Central Pacific
Vexillum acuminatum Western Indian Ocean
Vexillum acupictum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum adamsoni Western Central Pacific
Vexillum albocinctum sulcate miter Western Atlantic
Vexillum albofulvum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum alvinobalani Western Central Pacific
Vexillum amabile Western Central Pacific
Vexillum amandum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum angustissimum Southwest Pacific
Vexillum antonellii Western Central Pacific
Vexillum arestum Western Atlantic. 1 DL
Vexillum asperum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum aureolatum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum aureolineatum Indo-Pacific.
Vexillum baeri Western Central Pacific
Vexillum balicasagense Western Central Pacific
Vexillum balteolatum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum bilineatum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum bizonale Western Central Pacific
Vexillum buriasense Western Central Pacific
Vexillum cadaverosum Central Pacific.
Vexillum caffrum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum caloxestum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum cancellarioides cancellaria mitre Central Pacific.
Vexillum castum Southwest Pacific
Vexillum catenatum Western Central Pacific a 1.3 DL
Vexillum cavea Western Central Pacific
Vexillum charlesi Western Central Pacific
Vexillum chelonia Western Central Pacific
Vexillum chickcharneorum Western Atlantic. 1.12 DL
Vexillum chinoi Western Central Pacific
Vexillum cinctellum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum citrinum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum coccineum scarlet miter Western Central Pacific
Vexillum collinsoni Western Central Pacific
Vexillum compressum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum concentricum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum consanguineum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum cookorum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum corallinum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum corbicula Western Central Pacific
Vexillum coronatum Central Pacific.
Vexillum costatum Pacific Ocean.
Vexillum crispum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum crocatum saffron mitre Central Pacific.
Vexillum cubanum Western Atlantic. 1.3 DL
Vexillum cumingi Western Central Pacific
Vexillum curviliratum curve-ribbed miter Western Central Pacific
Vexillum daedalum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum darwini Western Central Pacific
Vexillum dautzenbengi Western Central Pacific
Vexillum decorum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum delicatum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum dennisoni Western Central Pacific
Vexillum dermestinum mottled miter Western Central Atlantic. 1.7 DL
Vexillum deshayesi Indo-Pacific.
Vexillum diaconalis Western Indian Ocean
Vexillum discolorium Western Central Pacific
Vexillum diutenerum Central Pacific.
Vexillum ebenus Mediterranean Sea.
Vexillum echinatum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum epigonus Western Central Pacific
Vexillum epiphaneum half-brown miter Western Central Atlantic. 2.89 DL
Vexillum evelynae Western Central Pacific
Vexillum exaratum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum exasperatum roughened mitre Central Pacific.
Vexillum exiguum Western Atlantic 0.5 DL
Vexillum festum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum fidicula Western Central Pacific
Vexillum fiexicostatum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum filistriatum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum formosense formosan miter Western Central Pacific
Vexillum funereum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum gemmatum gem miter Western Central Atlantic. 0.7 DL
Vexillum gouldi Western Central Pacific
Vexillum granosum granular mitre Western Central Pacific
Vexillum granum Mediterranean Sea.
Vexillum gruneri gruner's mitre Central Pacific.
Vexillum hanleyi Western Central Atlantic
Vexillum hendersoni Western Atlantic 1.98 DL
Vexillum hilare Western Central Pacific
Vexillum histrio harlequin miter Western Atlantic. 1.9 DL
Vexillum hypatiae Mediterranean Sea.
Vexillum infaustum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum innotabile Eastern Atlantic. 0.7 DL
Vexillum interruptum Central Pacific
Vexillum interstriatum Central Pacific
Vexillum intertaeniatum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum iredalei Southwest Pacific
Vexillum isaoi Western Central Pacific
Vexillum jackylenae Western Central Pacific
Vexillum japonicum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum joliveti Western Central Pacific
Vexillum kuboi Western Central Pacific
Vexillum kuiperi Western Central Pacific
Vexillum laterculatum honeycomb miter Western Central Atlantic. 1.8 DL
Vexillum lautum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum leforti Western Central Pacific
Vexillum lenhilli Western Central Pacific
Vexillum leonardhilli Western Atlantic. 1.7 DL
Vexillum leucodesma Western Central Pacific
Vexillum leucodesmium Western Central Pacific
Vexillum leucophryna Western Central Pacific
Vexillum leucozonias Western Central Pacific
Vexillum ligatum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum lindae Western Atlantic. 1.7 DL
Vexillum longispirum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum loyaltyense Western Central Pacific
Vexillum lucidum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum luculientum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum luigiraybaudii Western Central Pacific
Vexillum lyratum lyrate mitre Western Central Pacific
Vexillum macandrewi Western Central Pacific
Vexillum maduranum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum malcolmense Indo-West Pacific
Vexillum martinorum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum melongena Western Pacific
Vexillum mica Western Central Pacific
Vexillum michaui Western Central Pacific
Vexillum micra Western Central Pacific
Vexillum microzonias Pacific Ocean. Tropical
Vexillum militare Western Central Pacific
Vexillum militaris Western Central Pacific
Vexillum millecostatum thousand-rib mitre Central Pacific.
Vexillum mirabile miraculous mitre Western Central Pacific
Vexillum modestum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum moelleri Western Central Pacific
Vexillum monalizae Western Central Pacific
Vexillum monsecourorum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum multitriangula Western Central Pacific
Vexillum mutabile Western Central Pacific
Vexillum nodai Western Central Pacific
Vexillum obeliscus Western Pacific.
Vexillum osiridis Western Indian Ocean
Vexillum pacificum Central Pacific.
Vexillum pagodula Western Central Pacific
Vexillum patriarchale patriarchal mitre Central Pacific.
Vexillum pedroi Western Central Pacific
Vexillum perrieri Western Central Pacific
Vexillum pisolinum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum plicarium plaited miter Western Central Pacific
Vexillum polygonum Indo-West Pacific
Vexillum poppei Western Central Pacific
Vexillum potieri Western Central Pacific
Vexillum praefulguratum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum puella white-spot miter Western Atlantic. 1 DL
Vexillum pulchellum beautiful miter Western Atlantic. 2.1 DL
Vexillum pyramis Western Central Pacific
Vexillum pyropus Western Central Pacific
Vexillum radius Western Central Pacific
Vexillum radix Western Central Pacific
Vexillum rawsoni Western Atlantic. 1.6 DL
Vexillum recurvirostre Western Central Pacific
Vexillum rodgersi Western Central Pacific
Vexillum roseotinctum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum roseum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum rubellum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum rubrocostatum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum rubrum Central Pacific.
Vexillum rufobalteatum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum rugosum rugose miter Indo-West Pacific 5 SHL
Vexillum salisburyi Western Central Pacific
Vexillum sanctaehelenae Eastern Atlantic. 0.5 DL
Vexillum sanguisuga Western Central Pacific
Vexillum sanguisugum Indo-West Pacific
Vexillum sanguisugus Western Central Pacific
Vexillum savignyi Mediterranean Sea.
Vexillum scitulum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum sculptile Western Pacific
Vexillum semicostatum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum semifasciatum half-banded mitre Central Pacific.
Vexillum semisculptum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum speciosum specious mitre Central Pacific
Vexillum spicatum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum stainforthi Western Central Pacific
Vexillum stainforthii Western Central Pacific
Vexillum stercopunctis Western Central Pacific
Vexillum styria dwarf deepsea miter Western Atlantic. 1.9 DL
Vexillum suave Western Central Pacific
Vexillum subdivisum lyrate miter Western Central Pacific
Vexillum subtruncatum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum suluense Western Central Pacific
Vexillum sykesi white-band miter Western Central Atlantic. 1.3 DL
Vexillum takakuwai Western Central Pacific
Vexillum tankervillei Indo-West Pacific
Vexillum thorssoni Western Central Pacific
Vexillum tricolor Mediterranean Sea.
Vexillum trophonium Western Atlantic. 1.93 DL
Vexillum turben turban mitre Central Pacific.
Vexillum turriger Western Central Pacific
Vexillum turrigerum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum tusum Central Pacific
Vexillum unifasciale Western Central Pacific.
Vexillum unifasciatum decorated mitre Central Pacific.
Vexillum variatum Western Atlantic. 2.06 DL
Vexillum varicosum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum venustulum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum venustum Western Atlantic. 1.7 DL
Vexillum vespula Western Central Pacific
Vexillum vicmanoui Western Central Pacific
Vexillum virgo virgin mitre Western Central Pacific
Vexillum vulpecula little-fox miter Indo-West Pacific 7 SHL
Vexillum wandoense waxy miter Western Atlantic.
Vexillum weberi Western Central Pacific
Vexillum wolfei Western Central Pacific
Vexillum xenium Western Central Pacific
Vexillum xerampelinum Western Central Pacific
Vexillum zebuense Western Central Pacific
Vexillum zelotypum Central Pacific
Visaya rosenbergi Western Central Pacific
Zierliana anthracina Western Central Pacific
Zierliana anthricina Western Central Pacific
Zierliana oleacea Western Central Pacific
Zierliana woldemarii Western Central Pacific
Zierliana ziervogelii Western Central Pacific



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