Niccolò Gualtieri

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Illustration of the shell of Cypraea tigris in Index Testarum Conchyliorum

Niccolò Gualtieri (9 July 1688 – 15 February 1744) was an Italian doctor and malacologist. In 1742, he published Index Testarum Conchyliorum, quae adservantur in Museo Nicolai Gualtieri (translation: List of the shells of shellfish which are preserved in the museum of Niccolò Gualtieri). Gualtieri was a professor at the University of Pisa. He was amongst the first to depict the argonaut. His collections are deposited at the Museo storia naturale di Pisa.

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