In building this site the following sources have been employed.
Verification of nomenclature is carried out via the WORMS database.
The following texts are also useful for identifications
Author Publication Publisher Date
Ponder, Winston F. A revision of the Recent Xenophoridae of the world and of the Australian fossil species (Mollusca, Gastropoda). Australian Museum Memoir 17: 1–126, with appendix by W. F. Ponder and J. Cooper. [31 December 1983]. Australian Museum, Sydney. 1983
Wilson, Barry Australian Marine Shells. Volumes 1 & 2 Odyssey Publishing, Western Australia. 1994
Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. Bivalves of Australia. Vol 1. Crawford House Press, Bathurst. 1992
Beechey, D. The Seashells of New South Wales http://seashellsofnsw.org.au 14 April 2017 [release 22]
Ponder, W. F., Hallan, A., Shea, M. & Clark, S. A. Australian Freshwater Molluscs. http://keys.lucidcentral.org/keys/v3/freshwater_molluscs/ 2016
Lamprell,K & Healy, J. Bivalves of Australia. Vol 2 Backhuys Publishers, Leiden 1998
Bea, A.G & Cernohorsky, W. O Taxonomy of gastropods of the families Ranellidae (= Cymatiidae) and Bursidae. Part 1. Adoption of Ranellidae, and review of Linatella Gray, 1857 New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 13:2, 241-266, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1986.10422666 2012
Bea, A.G & Knudsen, J (1987) Taxonomy of gastropods of the families Ranellidae (= Cymatiidae) and Bursidae. Part 3. A Review of the Trifidribbed species of Cymatium (Turritriton) Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 17:1, 73-91, DOI: 10.1080/03036758.1987.10421709
N. Puillandre, T. F. Duda, C. Meyer, B. M. Olivera, P. Bouchet; One, four or 100 genera? A new classification of the cone snails J Molluscan Stud 2015; 81 (1): 1-23. doi: 10.1093/mollus/eyu055 2015
Beu, A.G. Australian gastropods of the family Bursidae. Part 1. e families of Tonnacea, the genera of Bursidae, and revision of species previously assigned to Tutufa Jousseaume, 1881. Records of the Australian Museum 33(5): 248–324, September 1980
Stanisic, J., Potter, D., & Griffiths, O. Australian Land Snails: Volume 1. A field guide to eastern Australian species Bioculture Press, Mauritius. 15 August 2010