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  • Biplex maccoyi


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    Taxonomy

    Predatory Sea Snail

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Mollusca
    Class: Gastropoda
    Order: Caenogastropoda
    Family: Tonnoidea
    Genus: Biplex
    Species: B. maccoyi
    Author Citation Pritchard, 1898

    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: 18 mm
    Width: 10 mm
    Height: 4 mm

    Location

    Fossil Beach
    Mornington
    Victoria
    Australia

    Comments

    Common shell collected from Fossil Beach, Mornington, Victoria. Also known as Gyrineum maccoyi.



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    Fossildude19

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    As an online museum/field guide, it would be helpful to have pictures of the aperatures on these. ;) 

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    Fossildude19

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    Thanks for the extra pictures, Dan!  :D 

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