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Seashells - Gastropods

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submitted by Museum Administration on 17.10.2003

Rock Cerith

Rock Cerith
Copyright (2003) Kythera Museum Of Natural History

The Rock Cerith, Cerithium rupestris, is also called the Rough Cerith. Conical and heavily whorled with ornamental knobs, this pretty shell appears in shades of pink and gray. Pictured, 2.5 – 3 cm long. Photograph © James Prineas, 2003

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