submitted by Museum Administration on 17.10.2003
These prehistoric-looking creatures are members of the Class Amphineura. Their shells are made of 8 overlapping plates held together by a leathery girdle. Found in Paliopoli. 1.5 and 2 cm long. Photograph ©James Prineas, 2003
The Tusk Shell, Dentalium vulgare, is a member of the Class Scaphopoda, characterized by a long, narrow shell that opens at both ends. Scaphopods bury themselves in the mud in deep water, and can be found washed up on the beach after a storm. Over 300 species of Tusk Shell exist. These were found at Diakofti, and measure 2 to 3.5 cm long. Photograph ©James Prineas, 2003
The extremely fragile shell of a Brown Paper Nautilus, Argonauta hians. This delicate specimen is just 3 cm long. Photograph ©James Prineas, 2003
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