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Seashells - Gastropods

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submitted by Museum Administration on 17.10.2003

Calcerous Rough Star

Calcerous Rough Star
Copyright (2003) Kythera Museum Of Natural History

An uncleaned Rough Star Shell, Astrea rugosa, shows the bumpy, calcerous coating and thorny spirals typical of this species. Quite common on Kythera. 4 cm diameter. Photograph © James Prineas, 2003

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