Living Terebras of Western Atlantic
In Addition Fossil Terebras of Caribbean Area
by Umberto Aubry, Rosa Gargiulo, Salvatore Russo
ISBN 9788866511946, published in 2015, Graficaelettronica, Italy, paperback in two volumes with cardboard slipcase, the page size is 20.5 by 29.5 cm (about 8¼ by 11 ½ inches). Part 1 iconography of living Terebriidae from the Western Atlantic consists of 60 full page color photographs and an index to the species without a description or discussion of them, The 2nd part is 286 pages of discussion of the recent and fossil species of the Terebriidae from Florida, the Bahamas, the Caribbean and from Brazil illustrated in black and white drawings and photographic reproductions and a discussion and description of these species.
There is no doubt that this work is one that has involved considerable research and that it is a well-produced book, which will appeal to collectors and those working with the familyTerebriidae as well as those that are specialized in the molluscs of the Western Atlantic. In the iconography there are 44 species that are illustrated most with many views and with variations shown. All of these are described in the volume that contains the discussion of the shells. The fossil section covers 103 taxa that are species and subspecies of these shells.