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Antalis vulgaris (da Costa, 1778) (a tusk shell)

Date 23 April 2008
OS grid ref SZ07
Lat/Lon 50° 40' N, 1° 60' W
Location Vice County: Dorset, VC9, England
Voucher 23/04/2008[K]
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Stage or state Dead shell
Record Summary 3 dead shells washed up on the beach after storms
Identification Notes: 3 dead shells, 2 found together, other nearby.

Shells: dull, thick, 2 shells showing longitudinal striations at the narrow end, the other presumably too eroded.

Lengths: 26.9, 29.3, 31.2mm


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