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Seashells - Miscellany


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submitted by Museum Administration on 16.10.2003

Chitons

Chitons
Copyright (2003) Kythera History Of Natural History

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

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