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Seashells - Gastropods

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submitted by Museum Administration on 17.10.2003

Banded Murex

Banded Murex
Copyright (2003) Kythera Museum Of Natural History

The Banded Murex, Hexaplex trunculus, is extremely common on Kythera. The banded pattern is clearly visible on the back of the shell and inside the lip of the aperture. These specimens are 4.5 and 6 cm long. Photograph © James Prineas, 2003

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