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    Conus ligatus Tate, 1890


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    • Conus ligatus collected from Fossil Beach, Mornington after a rock fall. 

    Taxonomy

    Cone Shell

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Mollusca
    Class: Gastropoda
    Order: Neogastropoda
    Family: Conidae
    Genus: Conus
    Species: C. ligatus
    Author Citation Tate, 1890

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Cenozoic
    Period: Neogene
    Epoch: Miocene
    International Age: Langhian (Balcombian, 15 - 15.5 mya)

    Stratigraphy

    Torquay Group
    Fyansford Formation
    Balcombe Clay

    Provenance

    Acquired by: Purchase/Trade

    Location

    Fossil Beach
    Mornington
    Victoria
    Australia

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    Conus ligatus collected from Fossil Beach, Mornington after a rock fall. 

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    Tidgy's Dad

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    That's a really weird looking cone shell.

    Not seen one like that before! 

    Nice. :)

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    caldigger

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    Kind of reminds me of something, although I just can't seem to place it.

    20190202_221216.png

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    sixgill pete

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    9 hours ago, caldigger said:

    Kind of reminds me of something, although I just can't seem to place it.

    20190202_221216.png

    So that's what happened to all my red solo cups!

    Very cool looking cone shell.

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