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  • Bathytoma rhomboidalis, Woods, 1879


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    DanKurek

    Taxonomy

    Marine Snail

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Mollusca
    Class: Gastropoda
    Order: Caenogastropoda
    Family: Conoidea
    Genus: Bathytoma
    Species: B. rhomboidalis
    Author Citation Woods, 1879

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Cenozoic
    Period: Neogene
    Epoch: Miocene
    International Age: early Langhian to late Serravallian

    Stratigraphy

    Fyansford Formation

    Provenance

    Collector: Daniel Kurek
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Length: 20 mm
    Width: 10 mm
    Height: 10 mm

    Location

    Fossil Beach
    Mornington
    Victoria
    Australia

    Comments

    Common shell collected from Fossil Beach, Mornington, Victoria. Also known as Bathytoma rhomboidalis.



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    Tidgy's Dad

    Posted

    Very nicely preserved specimen.

    i have a Bathytoma turbida from the English Upper Eocene, so it's nice to compare. 

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